Fresh Yellowfoot

$49.99

Winter Mushrooms (yellowfoot) are a small, thin mushroom with a yellowish-brown cap and bright yellow stem and a close cousin to the chanterelle. While not as fruity as the chanterelle, the winter mushroom is more powerfully flavored with a unique peppery taste, especially when raw.

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Fresh Yellowfoot (Winter Mushroom)

Yellowfoot (Winter Mushroom) are a small, thin mushroom with a yellowish-brown cap and bright yellow stem and a close cousin to the chanterelle. While not as fruity as the chanterelle, the winter mushroom is more powerfully flavored with a unique peppery taste, especially when raw.

Other Names: Funnel chanterelle, yellow foot

Season: December-February

Origin: Pacific NW, USA

Shelf Life: Winter mushrooms are best consumed within two weeks when fresh, a year when frozen, and a year and a half when dried.

Tip: Their thin quality allows the winter mushroom to easily absorb flavors and fits well in a variety of dishes. Consider chopping them up and putting them in a soup or sauteing them with garlic and onion and pair with meat.

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Additional information

Weight 32 oz
Dimensions 8 x 8 x 4 in
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Recipes

Mushroom Risotto

Ingredients:

  • ½ lb. fresh Chanterelle or Yellowfoot chanterelle mushrooms (or other favorite mushrooms)- washed and blotted dry. Chopped into ½ inch chunks
  • Sea Salt/fresh cracked Pepper
  • 4 cups Chicken Stock- hot
  • 2 Tablespoon butter
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 ¾ cups aborio risotto Rice
  • Pinch ground Nutmeg
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian Parsley, chopped1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ Onion, finely diced
  • ¼ cup white Wine

Directions:

  • In a sauce pan melt the butter on low heat, add onions & garlic & cook untill transparent.
  • Add the mushrooms & sauté’ for one minute
  • Add the stock one ladle at a time (medium heat). Once the stock is absorbed add another ladle.
  • This process takes about 20 minutes to complete (rice should be a creamy consistency).
  • Season with nutmeg, add parsley, stir to mix thoroughly & add freshly

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