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Fresh Shiitake mushrooms can be kept in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 14 days, or in the freezer for 10-12 months.

Fresh Shiitake mushrooms are often packed loose with both their cap (pileus) and short stem (stipe) intact.

Shiitake’s signature smoky aroma and flavor make these mushrooms ideal for flavoring soups and stir-frys, although they also stand out when roasted or simply sautéed. Tip: Be sure to remove the tough woody stem but don’t dispose of it - save them and use them to flavor your next broth.

Xiāng gū, Dōng gū / Lentin du chêne / Shiitakepilz / Jamur shitake, Jamur hioko / Fungho Shiitake / Pyogo beoseot / Cendawan Shiitake / Hongo shiitake / Het hom / Nấm hương, Nấm đông cô

A.K.A. black mushroom, black forest mushroom, Sawtooth oak mushroom, golden oak mushroom, oakwood mushroom

Shitake (Lentinula edodes)


Just add them in ?

Exotic mushrooms are easy to add to any dish so always have mushrooms on hand. They go with whatever you're cooking. has packaged the best mushrooms you can get into three special mixes to make it even easier to grab mushrooms for whatever recipe you're preparing.

Whether you're cooking risotto, soup or a pot roast, looking to stirfry, saute or make pasta, or going with a barbecue, hot pot or noodle dish, we've got the mix … and a recipe, if you need one.

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Exotic mushrooms in the mix ?

Adding exotic mushrooms to any dish is an easy yet rewarding way to infuse complex flavours into your meal- whether it’s soup, pasta or even a BBQ; the possibilities are endless. Cooking with exotic mushrooms is also a delicious way to introduce essential nutrients and antioxidants into your everyday cooking that is achievable at any level- if you can cook an egg, you can create with mushrooms! It’s that simple.

We at Picture-foods are all about sharing exotic mushroom recipes from different cultures here in Australia and around the globe. Whether you’re a professional chef or cook, or someone who simply enjoys cooking at home, we would love you to join in our obsession in shining the spotlight on one of the world’s healthiest foods!

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