[GOURMET] Champignon mushrooms

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Champignon mushrooms are the most widely available mushroom in Israel.

Culinary Uses: The mushrooms are suitable for additions to sauces, pastries, pastas and rice. Champagne is especially suitable for fresh salads since it is very soft.

 

Additional uses:

• The mushroom is rich in selenium, a powerful antioxidant mineral and very important in protecting the body's systems against cancer.
• Contains a variety of B vitamins, potassium that contributes to lowering blood pressure, iron and zinc.
• The mushrooms are very low in calories (only 14 calories per 100 grams).
• According to Chinese medicine, their color is suitable for those suffering from respiratory problems.

Additional tips - home drying:

• In the air: Hang the mushrooms on a wire, or sprinkle on absorbent paper and leave to dry in the room. In about two weeks the mushrooms will dry and then keep them in a container sealed with salt.
• In the oven: Heat the oven to a very low temperature (100 degrees). Arrange the mushrooms in a baking pan and dry for 1-2 hours (time varies from oven to oven) until the fungi lose any moisture. Keep the container sealed with moisture.

 

How to use:
It is best to soak the mushrooms in boiling water for about half an hour, to filter and squeeze. It is recommended to add soups, meats, pies and more.

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