You can find shiitake
mushrooms in most grocery stores.
You begin by pan-searing the raw spears in a hot pan to get a little color on them, adding shiitake
mushrooms and shrimp, then flavoring it all with ginger, garlic, chili slices and oyster sauce.
My favorite way to eat shiitakes
is mixed with scrambled eggs.
The easiest culinary mushrooms to grow at home are oysters, shiitake
, wine caps and portobellos, but many more possibilities exist (see "Mushroom Kit Resources," Page 89).
org), introducing shiitake
log production to small-scale oyster-mushroom farmers, most of them women, in West Africa.
Mushroom Puff from Early Girl Eatery Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 tbs butter 10 ozs portobello mushrooms, chopped 10 ozs local shiitake
mushrooms, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 bunch chives, chopped 1 tbs heavy cream 3 egg yolks 1/2 tbs fresh parsley, minced Salt and pepper to taste 1-2 ozs local goat cheese, crumbled Raspberry vinaigrette (see recipe below) Instructions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
Six recipe categories include Classics, such as Trout Almandine and Fish and Chips; Simple Suppers "that can be prepared in just a few minutes without a lot of fuss," including Broiled Red Snapper with Rosemary, as well as Roast Sea Bass with Shiitake
Mushrooms and Baby Corn; and recipes for Special Occasions: On the Grill, Hearty Dishes, and Shellfish.
, gaining a reputation as the healthiest of the bunch, contain lentinan, which has been reported to have cancer-fighting powers.
Chris Kurth, owner of Siena Farms in Sudbury, takes the cultivated shiitakes
to the Copley Square Farmers Market in Boston, where they sell for $20 a pound.
mushroom caps, rinsed and halved, or halved button mushrooms About 1/2 tsp.
Both ramps and shiitake
mushrooms grow in moist, shaded areas, so select a site for them in the woods or along the shadiest side of your house or an outbuilding.
contain a water-soluble antitumor polysaccharide, called "lentinan," that prevents tumor development from viruses and chemicals.