Porcini Mushrooms (Boletus Edulis) are a very popular Mushroom throughout Europe and the United States. During the fall months in Italy, the Porcini grows in abundance. Porcini has a strong flavor with subtle undertones. The flavor can be almost addicting. Dried Porcini are very economical as the flavor is very concentrated. In Italian, Porcini means Piglets. Porcini is graded by size, color, aroma, and variety. |
Porcini are delicious in soups, sauces, stuffing's and stews. Dried Porcini can be substituted for any Mushroom in any recipe; typically a smaller amount of Dried Porcini can be used in recipes than other Mushrooms because of the intense flavor of the Porcini.