OliveNation Dried Porcini mushrooms (boletus edulis) have a rich and earthy flavor, with a wonderful aroma. Dried porcini mushrooms are a key ingredient in dozens of gourmet recipes, including many Italian and French dishes. The intense flavor of dried mushrooms can enhance a variety of foods, from soups, stews, gravies, sauces and meats. Dried porcini mushrooms belong in every pantry.
Olive Nations Offers 2 Grade of Dried Porcini Mushrooms Slices as well as porcini powder. They are graded according to quality, cleanliness and slice size. Our dried porcini mushrooms are imported from Italy or France depending on the season. They have no preservatives.
Porcini Premium AA: Large slices of healthy porcini with more of the "center" cut of the mushroom. They are cream to light brown in color and available in 1/4 lb, 1/2 lb , 1 lb bags. Porcini Premium AA mushrooms are perfect for sautéing and serving over chops and steaks, as well as in pasta sauces and risotto.
Porcini Super AB: Regular size slices that are light to dark brown in color and available in 1 lb bags.
Porcini Powder: Ground porcini mushrooms have an intense flavor. Porcini mushroom powder can be added to flour when you bread chicken, veal or other meat. You can also add it to pasta sauces, soups and stews. It can also be used as a thickening agent.Keep in mind, a little bit of porcini powder goes a long way. We recommend using 1/2 Tablespoon of Porcini powder in a risotto for four. Use 1 Tablespoon in a meat rub. Available in 4,8 and 16 oz sizes.
How to Use Dried Porcini Mushrooms
Soak dried mushrooms in warm water, wine or stock for 20 minutes. This liquid can be used in your recipe to heighten the mushroom flavor. After soaking, dried mushrooms will give an even more intense flavor to your recipes.