Slender and irregularly shaped, parsley root is often double-rooted and resembles a small parsnip. Attached to feathery large parsley leaves, the flavor is somewhere between a carrot and celeriac.
The Purple mangosteen, botanical name Garcinia magostana, simply referred to as mangosteen, is an ultra-tropical slow growing evergreen tree that is cultivated for its edible fruit.
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Shiitake mushrooms, pronounced shee-TAH-kay, range in colors from amber to paper bag-brown. Each mushroom has a wide, umbrella shape with a characteristic curled rim. Their caps, growing up to eight inches in diameter, have a cream-colored interior described as supple-firm. When cooked, shiitakes release a garlic-pine aroma and have a rich, earthy, umami flavor.
Shiitake mushrooms are available year-round.
Shiitake mushrooms are scientifically classified as Lentinula edodes. In Japan, there are two general types of Shiitake mushroom: donko, the more round with a thick flesh and koshin, with a thinner flesh and an open cap. Donko Shiitake mushrooms are prized for their greater medicinal value because the cap is only partially open and retains more of the spores. Shiitake mushrooms are the second most commonly consumed mushrooms in the world after the button mushroom.
In addition to their culinary uses, Shiitake mushrooms have long been used for medicinal purposes in both raw and dried form. They are rich in vitamins and minerals with potently high levels of vitamin B2, B12 and vitamin D. Shiitakes are a source of the compound Lentinan, which is being evaluated as an anti-cancer drug.
Shiitake mushrooms should be cooked prior to eating. Although Shiitake mushrooms are a cultivated variety, their flavor and texture lends well to being a substitute in recipes calling for "wild mushrooms." Pair Shiitake with Asian mustard greens, eggplant, rice, noodles, garlic, soy and chile. The Asian mushroom can be sautéed, roasted or skewered and grilled.
It is said that around 200 AD, the 14th emperor of Japan, Emperor Chuai, was given Shiitake mushrooms by the Kyusuyu, the original aboriginals of Japan. In China, Shiitake mushrooms are called shaingug or hsiang ku, which means “fragrant mushroom.”
Shiitake mushrooms are native to East Asia, specifically China and Japan. They have been growing wild since prehistoric times. Shiitake mushrooms have been cultivated since 1100 AD, during the Song Dynasty. The first Shiitake production in the United States did not occur until a ban on importing live Shiitake cultures was lifted in 1972 (Shiitakes do not grow wild in the United States). Shiitake mushrooms grow so well, kits are sold to home growers.
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Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market - InterbayNear Seattle, Washington, United States
2001 15th Avenue W, Seattle 98119
About 21 days ago, 2/04/17
Spotter's comments : Shiitake Mushrooms spotted at Whole Foods Market. Organic Canadian Shitake Mushrooms are perfect in fried rice or a stir fry :)
Whole Foods Market Near West Hollywood, California, United States
About 23 days ago, 2/02/17
Penn-Dutch Hollywood Near Davie, Florida, United States
About 53 days ago, 1/03/17
New Seasons Market Near Tualatin, Oregon, United States
About 67 days ago, 12/20/16
trader joe Near Bremerton, Washington, United States
About 71 days ago, 12/16/16
winco Near Bremerton, Washington, United States
About 71 days ago, 12/16/16
Fred Meyer Near Bremerton, Washington, United States
About 71 days ago, 12/16/16
Walmart on Marsh and Frankford in Dallas, TX Near Addison, Texas, United States
About 113 days ago, 11/04/16
Lakewinds Food Co-op Near Bloomington, Minnesota, United States
About 182 days ago, 8/27/16
Bear Foods, Chelan WA Washington, United States
About 396 days ago, 1/26/16
Cheyennes Road Market Near Evesham Township, New Jersey, United States
About 523 days ago, 9/21/15
Spotter's comments : Shiitake Mushrooms spotted at Cheyennes Road Market.
Ippudo Westside Near West New York, New Jersey, United States
About 552 days ago, 8/23/15
Alemany Farmers Market
Far West FungiNear San Francisco, California, United States
1186 Trafton Rd. , Moss Landing 95039
About 721 days ago, 3/07/15
Spotter's comments : Shiitake Mushrooms spotted at Alemany Farmers Market. I could eat mushrooms all day long. Especially these organics!