Forest-grown Japanese Dried Shiitake Stem 1kg
1. The stem of the Shiitake has the richest Umami taste of the whole Shiitake mushroom. This is the most cost-effective way to boost the Umami of your cooking when you can remove the stems before serving. Often used to prepare dashi and broths.
2. Premium Forest-grown Shiitake Mushrooms naturally cultivated outdoors on special sweet sap oak logs. Our Shiitake are grown 100% by local farmers in Kyushu, a Southern Island of Japan. Our Shiitake has the most natural Vitamin D, 6880 IU/100g.
3. Japan's most famous cooking school, Hattori Nutrition College, recommends our Shiitake. We minimize Shiitake's moisture content to less than 9% to preserve a premium taste and quality. Our Forest-grown Dried Shiitake is recognized as the best tasting and provides the most Umami.
Sugimoto Premium Forest-Grown dried Shiitake is cultivated locally by 600+ traceability-managed growers. The growers use a 1,000-year-old Japanese approach to grow sustainable Sweet Sap Oak (Sawtooth Oak) Tree logs. Our Shiitake are grown on Sawtooth Oak which is in Japan recognized as producing the best-tasting and textured.
Naturally, Forest-grown Shiitake has a distinct and deep flavor with an outstanding firm texture. Forest-grown Shiitake grows slowly when cold winds and natural sunlight quickly dried moisture provided by rain and fog. Each Shiitake has its own unique climatic exposure, which produces distinctive shapes and colors.
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