INDIA TREE GOLDEN CHANTERELLE MUSHROOMS Golden Chanterelles, also called girolles or egg mushrooms, commonly grow in deciduous woods. Apricot yellow in color, they are shaped like curved trumpets. Sauté them in butter with chopped onions or shallots, garlic, and parsley. They are wonderful with eggs and in sauces.
INDIA TREE CLOUD EAR MUSHROOMS Cloud Ear mushrooms are gray-brown in color and are often used in Asian cooking. Like its cousin, the wood ear, the cloud ear grows in frilly masses on dead wood and is prized for its slightly crunchy texture. Use INDIA TREE Cloud Ear Mushrooms to flavor pork and chicken in Asian dishes, or to add texture and visual interest to noodles and stir-fried vegetables.
INDIA TREE SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS Shiitake mushrooms are grown in Japan, where they are planted on logs of oak and other trees, one of them the shii--thus the name shiitake or shii mushroom. The Chinese were probably the first to cultivate the shiitake. It is primarily found in recipes for Asian dishes, but try INDIA TREE Shiitake Mushrooms in Western as well as Asian dishes for a different taste.
INDIA TREE PORCINI MUSHROOMS INDIA TREE Porcini--"piglets" in Italian--add a magical touch to risotto, game, and poultry dishes, pasta sauces, and soups. They come from the forests and fields of the Pacific Northwest and are carefully cured by a master forager. Their rich, woodsy flavor will add depth to your sauces and stews. Combine them with the milder flavor of cultivated mushrooms to enhance any savory dish.