Keep mushrooms in a vented paper bag in the fridge. Enoki mushrooms will last only a few days, while white, oyster, crimini and boletes stay fresh for up to a week. Shiitake and portobello last up to 2 weeks.
Preparation Tip: Mushrooms soak up water which dilutes flavour and destroys nutrients, so to clean, wipe mushrooms with a damp paper towel or mushroom brush. Mushrooms should always be eaten cooked. The mycochitin composition of mushroom cell walls, as opposed to cellulose walls of plant cells, is more difficult for humans to digest. Our stomachs resent indigestible items, and often forcibly reject them without further ado. The cooking process helps break down fungal cell walls, rendering mushroom flesh not only more readily digestible, but also releasing significant nutritional value contained within the cells.
Did you know... Approximately 38000 varieties of mushrooms exist.
Culinary Compatibility: Butter, olive oil, sesame oil, nut oils, creme fraiche, sour cream, goat cheese. Gorgonzola, stilton, boursin or blue cheese. Garlic, chives, wine, fresh herbs and pine nuts.
Health Information: Mushrooms are low in calories and are fat free. They are a good source of pantothenic acid and iron, potassium, zinc, niacin, folate, and selenium.
About the vendor
All Seasons Mushrooms
All Seasons Mushrooms Inc. is a vertically integrated, state-of-the-art mushroom producer and marketer, with two facilities in British Columbia (Langley & Abbotsford) and one facility in Alberta. The facilities in B.C. are Certified Organic. Their market is predominantly Western Canada and to a lesser degree the western United States.
Their core purpose is cultivating mushrooms for healthy eating in an environment that cultivates people, planet, & profit and their timeless core values of Excellence, Service, Integrity, & Innovation as a collective part of their business strategy, so as to achieve their vision. They achieve, as they state, "To be the customer’s choice as the premier mushroom grower and marketer in Canada.”
All Seasons Mushrooms wishes to distinguish themselves by providing our customers products of distinguishably superior quality, that are locally grown and Certified Organic.