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The Day of the Mushroom!

16th April 2021

Today is the ‘day of the mushroom’, let’s celebrate! It is a day to celebrate and appreciate the culinary value of them. Mushrooms first entered the culinary scene in the 19th century when French chefs first began using them. Since then, the popularity of mushrooms has bloomed around the world, with 14,000 varieties discovered!

Not only do we have mouth-watering recipe inspiration containing the classic variants, but we also have three products that are rightly taking the spotlight during today’s celebrations.

Mushroom Stock Mix

Mushroom Stock Mix

This definitive Mushroom Stock Mix delivers that taste and flavour of traditional stock, retaining the delicate earthy notes of cooked mushrooms. This product is made from a blend of mushrooms giving it a distinctive taste and aroma. Use to add depth of flavour to a soup or to enhance the flavour of your chicken and mushroom pie? Click here to discover more.

This product features in the following recipes: Mushroom Velouté, Mushroom Cobbler, Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup

Wild Mushroom Sauce

Wild Mushroom Sauce

Our versatile Wild Mushroom Sauce Base contains hand-picked ceps from wild forests. Use to make a rich, creamy sauce, perfect for a variety of vegetarian dishes! Learn more about this product here. 

This product features in the following recipes: Creamed Portobello Mushrooms on Brioche, Mushroom Empanadas, Mushroom Tagliatelle

Wild Mushroom Glace

Wild Mushroom Glace

The ultimate wild mushroom reduction with a rich, earthy character. Our Wild Mushroom Glace boasts ample flavour as well as being vegan friendly and containing no declarable allergens*. Use alongside our Mushroom Stock Mix to create a strong porcini mushroom flavour that is great for risottos. Click here to request a free sample today.

This product features in the following recipes: Mushrooms on Toast, Malaysian Shiitake Laksa, Mushroom and Cheese Ravioli in Brodo 

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*Does not contain declarable allergens under the EU regulation 1169/2011 (Annex 11)

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