One of the oldest species of mushrooms cultivated from the Ancient Greeks. These are in constant demand in Australia due to their low yield.
Chestnut mushroom are one of the oldest species of mushrooms, being cultivated by the Ancient Greeks. The mushroom has a brown cap, a long creamy stalk, and possesses a firm texture with a strong mushroom flavour. They are very low yielding and are in constant demand in Australia.
When sautéed with some chopped parsley or lemon thyme and a squeeze of lemon juice they can be served on toast or on cooked meat.
They are a fine addition to omelettes, stir-fries, risottos, pasta dishes and soups.