by Christopher Jones
Do you love mushrooms? I think you do because you have found this article. We will talk about Hen of the Woods mushrooms recipes today. Its scientific name is Grifola Frondosa. It grows in groups and has caps that overlap with others. Its Japanese name is maitake or dancing mushroom. It is called the King of Mushrooms because they can grow to weigh over 100 pounds. This mushroom takes a lot of effort to clean as it grows in clusters among the debris.
Therefore, you have to harvest the topmost part as this part is the softest and the stem near the ground is the toughest. So, first, dry clean by hand, or brush to remove loose dirt or other elements then try to stick tightly to the mushroom. This mushroom is known for its ability to slow down cancer cells and strengthen the immune system against viruses or bacteria. In Asian cuisines, we can see the use of Hen of the Woods Mushroom in large quantities because people believe it to be a kind of medicine. Now, we will have a look at some Hen of the Woods Mushrooms Recipes.
We can cook maitake mushrooms or Hen of the Woods Mushrooms in various different ways. The cooking process is really simple.
These mushrooms have flat-type caps. As a result, they are very good for pan-frying. Here is another hen of the woods mushrooms recipe.
With this word - what comes to your mind? The nice charred smell of maitake mushroom will certainly incite the passion for food in you.
It is important to recognize maitake mushrooms as there other poisonous inedible mushrooms that look like maitake ones. Make sure to differentiate it.
Hen of the Woods is a very good item that you can serve as side dishes or snacks. The recipes you have read here are not everything there is. You can do your own research and find new ways to entertain your family and friends with your innovative maitake mushroom recipes.
About Christopher Jones
Chris is an avid traveler and a gastronome.
He used to live for years in Europe and has far reached many unheard corners in Asia.
While at it, he never stopped looking for best local foods to try them out.
His favorite motto is "how can one live well, travel well, and work well without having good food every time?"
Chris received his MBA at University of San Francisco at the age of 24.