Explore fresh Canadian mushrooms Whitehorse YT

Most Canadians are familiar with Canada's most popular mushroom, the White Button, but what about all the other great varieties on the market? Here's a list of the mushrooms that are found in Canada.

Sippel's Fine Food
(867) 668-5152
Whitehorse, YT
 
Super Valu
(867) 668-5095
Whitehorse, YT
 
Kopper King Services Ltd
(867) 668-2347
Whitehorse, YT
 
Deli the
(867) 667-7583
203 Hanson St
Whitehorse, YT
 
Super A Foods
(867) 667-7860
29 Lewes Blvd
Whitehorse, YT
 
Frito-Lay Snacks
(867) 668-3850
Whitehorse, YT
 
Super A Foods
(867) 633-2265
1406 Centennial St
Whitehorse, YT
 
Kopper King Services Ltd
(867) 668-2347
Whitehorse, YT
 
Super Valu
(867) 667-4278
2180 2 Ave
Whitehorse, YT
 
Super Valu
(867) 667-4279
Whitehorse, YT
 

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(NC)-Most Canadians are familiar with Canada's most popular mushroom, the White Button, but what about all the other great varieties on the market? With names like Shiitake, King Oyster and Enoki, we tend to shy away or feel intimated, when in fact we should be excited and tempted. These seven varieties of mushrooms are grown right here in Canada all year round. So muster up your courage and try one today.

White/Button

• Mild, woodsy flavour when raw, delicate when cooked.

• Enhances other foods.

• Add to soups, salads, pastas, stir-fries and meat dishes.

Brown/Crimini

• Rich, nutty flavour.

• Substitute for, or combine with white mushrooms in any recipe.

• Sauté, stir-fry, grill or bake.

Portabella

• Intense meaty flavour, with a robust texture.

• Great for grilling or stuffing.

• Make as great substitute for meat as a vegetarian entrée or for the ultimate mushroom burger.

Shiitake

• Woodsy flavour and soft texture when cooked.

• Best stir-fried or sautéed.

• Add to poultry, meat or pasta dishes.

• Remove and discard tough stems before cooking.

Oyster

• Mild flavour when cooked.

• Soft velvety texture.

• As versatile as other mushrooms.

• Use alone or with other varieties is a stir-fry or mushroom medley.

King Oyster

• This stout, thick fleshed mushroom is pleasantly chewy top to bottom and has the advantage of remaining firm when cooked.

• The flavour contains a delicate taste of woodsy and sweet.

• Stands up to sauteing, stir-frying, and grilling, becoming golden brown and nicely crisp.

Enoki

• Grassy with a slight woodsy flavour.

• Delicate in texture.

• Best used raw, makes a great alternative to bean sprouts.

• Add to salads or as a garnish on soups or main dishes.

For mushroom nutrition information, great tips and delicious recipes visit www.mushrooms.ca.

- News Canada