Friday, 25 August 2006

Assorted Dried Mushroom

Other than fresh mushrooms that can be found easily in the supermarket. We do have a few kinds of dried mushrooms that can be used for boiling soup, stir-fry with vegetables or meat. The most common dried mushroom used is the Shiitake Mushroom which is normally used for stir-fry vegetable, stewed with oyster sauce or dark soy sauce with meat.




Dried Shittake Mushrooms(香菇/花菇)
It is naturally sweet and used to aids stomach to live blood vessels. It supplements engery and benefits stomach, fights cancer and lowers blood cholesterol.


Monkey Head Mushrooms(候头菇)
It shapes like the brain of monkeys and has many hairs on the surface. It not only improves and strengthens the internal organs, but also helps digestion. Soak until soft before cooking.


Dried Chaxingu(茶树菇)
The stalk of it is long and thin. It tastes fresh, sweet, refreshing and chewy. Soups made by it are refreshing and sweet . It has beneficial effects on fat elimination, beautifications, anti-aging and lowering blood pressure.


Dried Brazil Mushroom姬松茸(巴西蘑菇)
Agaricus Blazei Murill mushrooms originated in the Piedate mountain region outside of Sao Paolo, Brazil. These mushrooms contains vitamins B1, B2, amino acids, niacin, phosphorous, iron, calcium and lots of protein and polysaccharides and Beta Glucan which is the active constituent that drastically enhances the function of the immune system which builds the body to defenses against diseases. Posted by Picasa

1 comment:

  1. Hi Ellena,

    Do u know where I can buy Brazil mushrooms in Singapore? Many thanks

    Mag

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