Sometimes known as Hen of the Woods, Maitake's earthy flavor is distinct and hard to replace. Native to northeast Japan, its health benefits are extensive. It is widely used in soups, salads, and tea blends. Maitake is known to have a firm texture and a peppery flavor. Their natural tones are best experienced offset by savory and salty flavors.
Flavor Character: Earthy, peppery and intense.
Reasons We Love Maitake:
It is known for its firm texture and extensive health benefits.
Maitake Goes Well With: