Japanese Dried Shiitake DONKO, 25-42mm, 70g

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Japanese Dried Shiitake DONKO, 25-42mm, 70g

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Umami Boost

Umami Boost

Do you know that:

– Dried Shiitake can simply amp up Umami in any Delicacies
– solely dried (not contemporary) Shiitake provides a Third Pure Umami Booster referred to as Guanylate
– our rehydrated Shiitake creates a wealthy Umami Dashi broth
– the key ingredient to bettering the style of Zen Vegan Delicacies is to make use of dried Shiitake
– Increase the Pure Umami of your favourite dishes

How do Shiitake improve Umami?

When Glutamate enters the Umami receptors on the tongue, we really feel the Umami style. Guanylate has the impact of closing the mouth of the Umami receptors in order that we will really feel the Umami style longer and stronger.

Glutamate is plentiful in numerous meals, however Guanylate is simply present in a couple of meals, corresponding to dried Shiitake mushrooms.

If you happen to’re trying to find a secret ingredient, that is it!
Simply amp up Umami in any Delicacies with out including mushroom taste, and x6 Umami vs. Asian opponents.

Boosting UMAMI

A) Glutamate x Inosinate = 8x Umami

B) Glutamate x Inosinate x Guanylate = 30x Umami

Shiitake will be thought-about the third Umami.

1st is Glutamate.

2nd is including the Umami booster Inosinate. Inosinate is plentiful in meat and fish, and everyone knows that meat and fish make our dishes style higher!

The third is Guanylate, a extra highly effective Umami booster.

If you use dried Shiitake to cook dinner, you can also make the next Glutamate-rich components much more Umami-dense.

Parmesan cheese 8,440 / Peanut 5,333 / Yellowtail Fish 4,364 / Turkey 4,353 / Beef 4,118 / Tuna 4,000 / Hen 3,882 / Prawns shrimp 3,818 / Lamb 3,818 / Perch fish 3,636 / Mackerel 3,636 / Pork 3,529 / Salmon 3,455 / Alaska King crab 3,307 / Duck 3,294 / Codfish 3,273 / spaghetti 3,230 / Sardine 2,909 / Bread 2,800 / Lobster 2,727 / Oyster 1,817 / Soybean 1,769 / Tofu 1,647 / Egg 1,577 / Couscous 1,364 / Yogurt 939 / Milk 820 / Garlic 800 / Cocoa 727 / Shallot 517 / Rice 495 / Broccoli 431 / Tomato 415 / Pak-choi 367 / Potato 339 / Avocado 296 /

From Wolframalpha per 100g Glutamate(mg)

Shiitake is the perfect Umami enhancer!

secret ingredient

secret ingredient

Umami 2 ways

Umami 2 ways



If it tastes like mushrooms, you have got added an excessive amount of.

Dried Shiitake concentrated sources of Umami have been the essential spine of numerous Zen dishes.

Additionally, Shiitake can improve the Umami style of non-MSG Vegan cooking. Utilizing Shiitake in Vegan delicacies could make it much more scrumptious!

After all, meat lovers can use Shiitake for cooking to take pleasure in the perfect Umami style.

Use as a secret ingredient.

Forest-grown Shiitake brings out the perfect tastes, not by masking or including one other taste, and with much less salt.

The rehydrated water turns into a broth/”Dashi,” which can be utilized in many alternative methods to enhance the flavour and Umami style of most meals. Please experiment with including a small quantity of this Shiitake Dashi to your cooking. If it tastes like mushrooms, you place in an excessive amount of.

Our 1,000-year-old Japanese cultivation methodology makes the Dashi broth very tasty, so there isn’t any must get rid of the primary batch of broth, squeeze the Shiitake, or wash them with potato starch as you do with Chinese language Shiitake.

Rehydrating at a decrease temperature will produce essentially the most Umami style.

Forest-grown vs. Sawdust-grown

Forest-grown Shiitake price about 3 times as a lot as Sawdust-grown one. However include about twice as a lot Glutamate and 6 instances as a lot Guanylate.

Glutamate is the Umami of Shiitake itself.

Guanylate enhances the Umami of different components.

Forest-grown dried Shiitake is scrumptious, sustainable, and boosts the Umami style of assorted dishes.

Click on on “Go to the SUGIMOTO Retailer” for unique knowledge and seek advice from the “Certifications” web page.

Is Discontinued By Producer ‏ : ‎ No
Product Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 11.61 x 7.68 x 1.38 inches; 3.42 Ounces
Producer ‏ : ‎ SUGIMOTO Co.,Ltd.
ASIN ‏ : ‎ B01LWN1YJ9

Thick and meaty, dome-shaped cap. This shiitake mushroom is named “Donko”(dōnggū) and is picked when budding, so it’s meatier than Koshin, bite-size, 25-42mm. For essentially the most scrumptious to eat, please soak in chilly water for twenty-four hours within the fridge. To scale back soaking time, take out the Shiitake one hour after you began soaking the mushrooms, chop into half or small items, and soak for an additional hour after which use as wanted.
Forest-grown Shiitake Mushrooms naturally cultivated outside on particular candy sap oak logs. Grown by native farmers on Kyushu, a Southern island of Japan.
Japanese well-known chef, Dr. Yukio Hattori, selected our Shiitake for his conventional Japanese New Yr meals “Osechi.” He is named an knowledgeable commentator on the Japanese tv present “Iron Chef.” And his cooking college recommends our Shiitake and permit us to make use of his face on our merchandise.
We enclose a recipe sheet in our Shiitake, which hyperlinks to cooking films.
By grating Dried Shiitake right into a easy powder and including it to any of your cooking brings out the Umami energy of Guanylate. By simply including slightly Shiitake powder will carry out the Umami of any of your cooking with out including a robust Shiitake taste.

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