Maitake Mushroom Powder
Botanical Name - Grifola frondosa
Other Names - Dancing Mushroom, Hen-Of-The-Woods, King of Mushrooms
Origin - Japan
Typical Preparations - Added to cooking, teas, tinctures, powders, encapsulations.
Flavor Profile - Rich, Woodsy, Chicken-like, Umami
This 100% pure powder is perfect for making teas, extracts, or blending into flour or meal for a breading. Brew with fresh mint tea leaves to produce a dark brown beverage with a wonderful flavor and scent.
Maitake offers a significant source of Vitamin D (60% RDV), Dietary fiber (11% RDV), Iron (10% RDV) and Pantothenic Acid (10% RDV). It is a key ingredient for the savory, rich flavor known as the fifth taste, “Umami”. It is also cholesterol and sodium free in addition to low in calories.
Culinary Usage - Maitake mushroom powder may be used as a chicken bouillon substitute, sprinkled over pasta or mixed into risottos.
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