About Dried Golden Oyster Mushrooms
The golden oyster mushrooms enriche dishes with their structure and taste, even though their lose their golden color after cooking them.
Lowering cholesterol levels.
Boosting immune system.
Lowering risk on certain cancers
Storage and shelf life
Dried whole mushrooms will last 10-12 months when store in a cool dried place. They will last longer if frozen. We recommend using a glass container with a tight seal.
Shipping and delivery
The product is available for delivery and pick up from our store in de Pijp.
EnergyL 35 kcal / 146.44 Kj
Total Fat 0.44g 1%
Total Carbohydrate 6.43g2%
Of which is sugar Sugars 1.11 g
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 9%
How to use
Dried mushrooms can be used in reconstituted by soaking in water, broth, or wine for at least thirty minutes; after which, they are good in almost any savory dish. Oyster mushrooms are great in pasta or rice dishes, especially when seasoned with our wild thyme.
Other interesting information
Oyster mushrooms were first recorded in 1775 by Dutch naturalist Nikolaus Joseph Freiherr Von Jacquin.
During World War I, many European countries experienced food shortages due to a halt on imports. Germany imported approximately one-third of the food consumed within the country, and in 1914, the country began to suffer when the British implemented an import blockade. The German government relied on local farms and large estates to supply the country with produce, and over time, they had to look for other methods to provide a fast, sustainable, and nutritious food source. During the shortage, Oyster mushrooms were selected as a new commercially cultivated item and were favored for their easy-to-grow nature, nutritional content, and fast-production rates. Oyster mushrooms quickly became an emergency food source, and after the war, the mushrooms were cultivated worldwide. In the present day, there has been a resurgence in mushroom cultivation throughout Germany, and one German farmer has utilized a former military base to grow Oyster mushrooms commercially. Georg Heinrich Ruhl owns Druid Austernpilze, an organic farm outside Frankfurt, and annually produces over 880,000 pounds of organic mushrooms. Mushrooms have increased in popularity throughout Germany as a sustainable food source, and Ruhl cultivates Oyster mushrooms in sixteen bunkers that once contained equipment for American soldiers. (source)