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Organic Japanese Shiitake Mushrooms - Dried

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  • Ingredients: Dried shiitake mushrooms* (Lentinula edodes). *organically grown

    Product weight: 40g

    Shiitake are one of the East’s most exotic and delicious foods, with a subtle woody taste that adds gourmet flair to almost any dish. Our Organic Shiitake Mushrooms (sometimes spelt shitake) are carefully grown, selected and dried to offer the full depth of flavour and aroma that is highly prized in both Eastern and Western cuisine. The variety used is characterised by large, well-developed caps, which makes them easy to reconstitute and use in everyday cooking. The word Shiitake means (shii - oak tree, take - mushroom) that have a long history of use.

    To prepare Clearspring Shiitake:

    • Leave to soak for about 30 - 45 minutes in water
    • Remove any hard stems
    • Slice if desired
    • Cook with grains, stir-fries, vegetables and soups.

    For a flavourful broth, boil a few shiitake and their soaking water with some kombu sea vegetable for 15 minutes, then season with shoyu or tamari and mirin to taste.

    Product Code: CS741
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  • To prepare, soak for 30 minutes in warm water, remove any hard stems, slices if desired and cook with grains or in stir-fries and soups. For a flavourful Japanese Dashi broth, boil a few mushrooms and their soaking water with a small strip of Clearspring Kombu sea vegetable for 15 minutes. Use a a base for miso soup or season to taste with soya sauce.

Customer Reviews

Based on 26 reviews
Dan B
Very high Quality ☀️👍🏻

They are brilliant mushrooms, great ☀️👍🏻

Kevin Eccleston
shiitake mushrooms

Expensive but worth it. Have tried cheaper ones. No comparison. Use it mainly now for when I make sushi.

P. Foster
High quality dried organic shiitake mushrooms.

Maybe more expensive than other dried shiitake mushrooms in the market but these are good quality, organic and quite big. Real unami flavour & real food. Trust that they won't have chemicals/pesticides on them. So is worth spending a little more. Very nice & helpful staff too. Heard & read they got anti-oxidant properties and help fight cancer too. Love them

Carolina Barata

These are amazing. One mushroom leaves so much flavour in my stews. Genuine stuff and nasties free. Love it!

susan quirk
My favourite ingredient!

These shitake mushrooms are my favourite ingredient and so versatile. A little goes a long way too!