These Shitake Mushroom from Chuniding Food have been picked in the pristine forest of Bhutan and quickly air-dry to enhance their taste. The sun-drying process draws out the smoky, earthy flavour from the dried mushrooms. Very popular in Asian cuisine, shitake mushrooms have strong flavor that stands up well to flavorful stir-fry dishes.
This mushroom is highly prized in the Orient for its flavor and reputed medicinal value.
100 grams of naturally dried Shitake mushrooms
Rinse the dried Shitake mushroom before soaking them in lukewarm water for 30 minutes, cold or lukewarm water is definitely the best way to rehydrate dried mushrooms as it helps the mushrooms retain all their flavor. Make sure to keep them submerge by adding weight on top of the mushroom. Don’t throw the water away and use it in the dish you are cooking to enhance the mushroom flavor.
About the producer:
At Chuniding Food, we aim to be a social enterprise on a mission to Preserve and Promote the Bhutanese Food Culture.
All our raw materials are sourced locally from across the Country, including foraged materials from the pristine forests of Bhutan. We have our network of farmers and foragers who are saved the hardship of transporting their produce to the markets and are encouraged to grow organically.