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This item was last sold on : 05/25/15
Enoki mushrooms are available year round.
The Enoki mushroom, scientifically known as Flammulina velutipes, is also known as Enokitake, Velvet Foot, Golden Needle, Winter mushroom and Enoko-take. Today Enoki mushrooms are both cultivated and found growing in the wild, though the cultivated variety are more commonly used in culinary applications.
Cultivated Enoki mushrooms are recognized by their almost pure white color and long stems topped with petite, convex caps. They are also grown in bouquets and fitted with a tight collar at their base to encourage the growth of their signature long, thin delicate stems which can grow up to five inches in length. Their texture is tender yet firm with a crunchy bite and mild, refreshing flavor. Wild Enoki mushrooms are significantly different in appearance from the cultivated form as they have larger caps and shorter stems and their coloring is orange to brown.
Enoki mushrooms offer dietary fiber and protein as well as a significant amount of niacin, calcium, potassium, selenium and iron. They also provide antioxidants and are being studied for their ability to lower the risk of developing certain types of cancer. Enoki mushrooms are also known to have anti-inflammatory properties and are excellent immune system boosters.
Enoki mushrooms are commonly used in Asian cuisine. They will complement soups, salads, stir-fries and noodle dishes. Add to omelets, risottos, hot pot and curries. Enoki mushrooms look great rolled up in spring rolls and sushi or wrapped with bacon or thin slices of beef and grilled. Their flavor and texture pair well with soba noodles, soy, ginger, bacon, lemongrass, fresh herbs, seafood and butter.
Enoki mushrooms have been cultivated for hundreds of years and are prized in Chinese, Japanese and Korean cuisine. Enoki were one of the first mushrooms studied for cancer prevention. An epidemiologist in Japan was curious why the cancer rates for people living in Nagano prefecture were abnormally low from 1972-1986. He found out that this prefecture was the center of Enoki mushroom cultivation.
Wild Enoki mushrooms grow in clusters on trees, preferring the Chinese Hackberry tree, persimmon and mulberry trees. When harvesting wild Enoki mushrooms be sure to consult a mushroom expert and conduct a spore test prior to consuming as the Enoki has an appearance similar to that of some highly poisonous varieties including the deadly Galerina mushroom.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Gyu-Kaku San Diego||San Diego CA||858-693-3790|
|Sushi Lounge on Market||San Diego CA||888-811-6436|
|Under Belly-Uptown||San Diego CA||619-269-4626|
|Blue Ocean||Carlsbad CA||415-305-0399|
|Saiko Sushi-North Park||San Diego CA||619-886-6656|
|Bikram's Students||San Diego CA||619-220-6811|
|Bahia Resort Hotel||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|ARHE Cuisine Corporation||San Diego CA||619-564-8970|
|Chef Luis||Chula Vista CA||619-395-6532|
|Consummate Catering||San Diego CA||619-265-0900|
|Wine Vault & Bistro||San Diego CA||619-295-3939|
|The Land & Water Company||Carlsbad CA||760-729-5263|
|Art Institute of San Diego||San Diego CA||858-598-1200|
|Golden Door||San Marcos CA||760-761-4142|
|The Joint||San Diego CA||619-222-8272|
|Industry||San Diego CA||619-719-6924|
|Prepkitchen Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-247-0394|
|MCRD-Marine Corps Recruit Dept||San Diego CA||619-725-6388|
|Backyard Kitchen & Tap||San Diego CA||619-308-6500|
|Vista Valley||Vista CA||760-758-2800|
|La Costa Glen South||Carlsbad CA||760-704-1000|
|The Wild Thyme Company||San Diego CA||858-527-0226|
|JRDN Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-270-5736|
|Bali Hai Restaurant||San Diego CA||619-222-1181|
|Eddie V's La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-459-5500|
|Harney Sushi Oceanside||Oceanside CA||760-967-1820|
|Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort||Carlsbad CA||760-602-0800|
|Tom Hams Light House||San Diego CA||619-291-9110|
|Counterpoint||San Diego CA||619-564-6722|
|Tapenade||San Diego CA||858-551-7500|
|Blue Point / Coastal Cuisine||San Diego CA||619-233-6623|
|Fishery||San Diego CA||858-272-9985|
|Union Kitchen & Tap||Encinitas CA||760-230-2337|
|Caffe Calabria Coffee Roasting Company||San Diego CA||619-683-7787|
|Blue Smoke Sushi Lounge||San Diego CA||619-381-6713|
|The Shores||La Jolla CA||858-459-8271|
|The Cork and Craft||San Diego CA||858-618-2463|
|Bernard'O Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-487-7171|
|Baci||San Diego CA||619-275-2094|
|JR Produce||San Diego CA||858-270-3857|
|Under Belly-Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-269-4626|
|The Hake||La Jolla CA||619-994-7832|
|Saint Mark Golf and Resort, LLC||San Marcos CA||858-273-8440|
|San Diego Culinary Institute Inc.||La Mesa CA||619-644-2100|
Recipes that include Enoki Mushrooms. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Jeanette's Healthy Living||Spicy Kimchi Tofu Mushroom Egg Soup|
|See and Savour||Korean Tofu Soup|
|My Korean Kitchen||Korean Enoki Mushrooms Pancakes|
|Grok Grub||Paleo Ramen|
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