A 1kg Golden Oyster Mushroom Box
Golden Oysters are a delicate mushroom and are bright sunny yellow in colour. They are small to medium in size and they grow in tight bunches of small caps. The thin, dry, smooth caps are daffodil golden, semi-circular, and look like small petals clustered and layered into a small bouquet. Golden oyster mushrooms have a fruity aroma reminiscent of an aged red wine and are velvety, crisp, and chewy. When raw, golden oyster mushrooms can be somewhat bitter, but when cooked, they develop a balanced, nutty flavor similar to the flavor of cashews.
Golden oyster mushrooms contain copper, zinc, and essential amino acids in varying amounts including folic acid, lovastatin, and carotenoids, which also gives the mushroom its vivid golden color.
Golden oyster mushrooms are best suited for cooked applications such as stir-frying, braising, boiling, or sautéing. Golden oyster mushrooms can be sliced and cooked in soups, mixed into sauces, sautéed and served over steak, cooked into omelets, sprinkled over pizza, or cooked and served on toast. They can also be stir-fried with other vegetables, baked in a tart, or sautéed until crispy and then crumbled to create a mock buttery, bacon bits. These mushrooms are extremely versatile and can act as a substitute for button or other oyster mushrooms in many different recipes. Golden oyster mushrooms pair well with poultry, seafood, steak, cilantro, thyme, parsley, rosemary, tarragon, garlic, garlic scapes, onion, leeks, fennel, arugula, white turnip, asparagus, bok choy, potatoes, lemon, brie, pine nuts, coconut milk, rice, noodles, quinoa, or barley. They have a relatively short shelf life and should be used immediately. If it is not possible to use the mushrooms immediately, they should be stored in a paper bag or between paper towels.