How to prepare King Trumpet

How to Prepare King Trumpet Mushrooms

No base means no preparation

You don’t have to trim the base of a King Trumpet mushroom because it is trimmed before being packaged. You can cook the entire King Trumpet mushroom if you find residue on the base or any stains or dirt feel free to cut off the tip of the mushroom. 

Use Your Hands

You can easily break apart a King Trumpet mushrooms with your hands. The thickness can vary depending on your preference and the recipe. By using your hands instead of a knife, the surface of the mushroom will soak up more flavor and cook faster.

How to cook King Trumpet
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Cut thick for a crispy texture

King Trumpet mushrooms can be enjoyed in many different ways by varying its thickness. With a thick cut, you can enjoy a crispy texture, but it’s recommend to slow cook the mushroom. Simmering King Trumpet mushrooms will not make the mushroom soggy.Cut the caps into 4 pieces to increase the volume of a dish. 

How to cook King Trumpet
How to cook King Trumpet
How to cook King Trumpet
How to cook King Trumpet
How to cook King Trumpet
How to cook King Trumpet
 

Cut makes a difference

One of the most appealing aspects of the King Trumpet mushroom is the crispy texture, but when cut in rounds, they’re caps can have a meat-like tenderness. Cut the King Trumpet to break down its fiber, making it softer and easier to chew. Also using King Trumpet mushrooms as a meat substitute to decrease calories in a dish.

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What are the white powders around the caps?

These are spores of the mushroom.  The mushroom is still alive and fresh even after being harvested and packaged. Sometimes they will generate spores inside package. This does not affect the quality of the mushroom and is safe to cook and consume.

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