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Chanterelle mushrooms are not commercially grown - they only grow wild and are harvested by experienced "mushroom hunters".

Scientific Binomial Name: Cantharellus cibarius

SELECTION INFORMATION
Usage

Always cooked - not eaten raw.

Selection

Good-quality Chanterelle mushrooms are golden-orange, dry and have smooth caps.

Avoid

Avoid product that is wet, dark colored or has spots of mold.

Storage

To store mushrooms, keep them unwashed, dry, cool and dark.

Store mushrooms in a brown paper bag, or in a Tupperware type container on a paper towel in the refrigerator. Do not store mushrooms in plastic bags!

Ripening

Mushrooms will not ripen further after picking - they will only deteriorate, so use as soon as possible.

  • Nutritional Information
  • Chantrelle Mushrooms have no Saturated Fat, Cholesterol or Sodium.

  • Tips & Trivia
  • To store mushrooms, keep them unwashed, dry, cool and dark.

    Store mushrooms in a brown paper bag, or in a Tupperware type container on a paper towel in the refrigerator. Do not store mushrooms in plastic bags!

    To clean mushrooms, wipe them with a damp cloth or soft vegetable brush. Because of their porous nature, mushrooms should not be washed in water, as they will absorb water like a sponge, losing nutrients, flavor and changing texture.

    Three thousand years ago, mushrooms were a delicacy of the Pharaohs in Egypt, who considered them too delicate for common people to eat. They were favored in ancient Rome as a "food of the gods."

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