Pine (Matsutake)


Pine (Matsutake)


Matsutake (Chinese & Japanese:松茸, pine mushroom, Tricholoma matsutake = syn. T. nauseosum) is the common name for a highly sought-after mycorrhizal mushroom that grows in AsiaEurope, andNorth America. It is prized by the Japanese and Chinese for its distinct spicy-aromatic odor.[1][2]

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Pine Mushrooms / Matsutake are a highly sought after mushroom used mainly in Japanese cuisine. Pine mushrooms have a pleasant almost spicy aroma with a sweet nutty flavour. Pine mushrooms flavour lends well the chicken, fish and rice especially when grilled and marinated.

Here at Ponderosa Mushrooms we provide year-round supply of Pine/ Matsutake in the form of top quality fresh mushrooms during peak seasons, and in-house dried and frozen Pine/ Matsutake when fresh isn't available.

We offer Pine/ Matsutake in various grades and pack sizes to fit all of your culinary needs, from the aspiring home chef to world renowned restaurants and hotels across the world.

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Matsutake Gohan


130g Matsutake / Pine Mushrooms

320g Japanese short grain rice

1 1/2 cups Konbu dashi

1 tsp Soy Sauce

1 tsp Sake

1/2 tsp Salt

5 sprigs Mitsuba (chopped)

1 Sudachi (optional)


Visit the No Recipes Website for full preperation instructions. Recipe courtesy of No Recipes

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