Explore fresh Canadian mushrooms Winnipeg MB

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.

Harry's Food Ltd
(204) 987-8844
Winnipeg, MB
 
Hi-Rise Food Mart
(204) 774-6846
521 St Mary Ave
Winnipeg, MB
 
Hargrave Foods & Deli
(204) 942-2652
33 Hargrave St
Winnipeg, MB
 
Valour Convenience Store
(204) 774-0924
843 Valour Rd
Winnipeg, MB
 
Nutty Club Candy
(204) 957-5902
Winnipeg, MB
 
Bento & Son Dry Goods
(204) 947-9977
1 Forks Market Rd
Winnipeg, MB
 
Canada Safeway Limited
(204) 889-2350
Winnipeg, MB
 
El Izalco Market
(204) 779-7092
696 Sargent Ave
Winnipeg, MB
 
Portuguese Fish & Food Market
(204) 943-8793
460 William Ave
Winnipeg, MB
 
Noel Food Store
(204) 582-2786
665 Selkirk Ave
Winnipeg, MB
 

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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