Matsutake or pine mushrooom is a mycorrhizal fungus, which also means it cannot be cultivated, only foraged. They typically grow around pine trees. They are a delicacy for many people. Most mushrooms are appreciated for their taste, but matsutake are enjoyed for their spicy cinnamon like aroma.
Ingredients: Dried Matsutake (tricholoma murrillianum) - Sourced from USA and Europe
NET WT: 1oz(28g)
Nutrition Facts: Serving Size 10g. Amount per portion: Calories 40, Fat Calories 0, Total Fat 0g, Saturated Fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg (0%DV), Sodium 0mg (0%) DV), Total Carbohydrates 8g (3%DV), Fiber 1g(4%DV), Sugars 0g, Protein 3g (6% DV), Vitamin A (8% DV), Calcium (0%DV), Iron (8%DV), percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Dried Matsutake are best when grilled. Marinate them in teriyaki, hoisin, or a bit of sherry vinegar for about 30-40 minutes. Skewer and cook on hot coals until they lose much of their body and water. Eat them straight or serve them on top of salads, rolled into sushi, or add to pizzas.