(Lentinula edodes)

Renowned as a superfood for its exceptional health properties, the shiitake mushroom is a treasure trove of vitamins and minerals.


While it is a staple in Asian cuisine, its versatility knows no bounds and it complements dishes from around the world. With its abundance of easily digestible plant protein and fiber, shiitake is an excellent addition to any vegan diet, providing essential nutrients like vitamin B12. Its rich umami flavor enhances meatless dishes, elevating their taste profile.



The shiitake mushroom boasts a compact, flexible, and brittle texture. It maintains its integrity during cooking and releases minimal water when stewed.