SYNONYMS: King, Steinpilz, Cèpe,porcino, Boletus, 牛肝菌
GENUS NAME: Boletus edulis
Porcini mushroom, also known as “King Bolete”, is extremely popular to both master chefs and ordinary cooks alike. Dried Porcini mushrooms have a flavor that is robust and a texture that is meaty and sturdy along with their incredible aroma. Dried Porcini mushrooms add authentic flavour to any of your favorite recipes and truly fantastic in risotto. Porcini mushroom flavour holds quite well after they’re dried.
Porcini mushrooms are picked in the fall from northern British Columbia, where they are carefully chosen for quality and immediately sliced and dried to achieve the best flavour. The window for harvesting Porcini mushrooms is quite short so the process needs to be quick and efficient. There is no doubt why this King of mushrooms holds this title.