Freckled chestnuts is a stunning example of a mushroom with small rounded brown caps, bits of the veil often stick to the cap after it has opened. It is a slower mushroom to mature which makes it exciting to watch grow.
Chestnuts have a unique make up similar to shiitake, after the cooking process it maintains it’s firm/crunchy texture and plays well in cream sauces. Chestnuts have notes of a peppery finish and mild nutty earthy flavour, your kitchen will smell absolutely divine while frying! It excels in miso and other brothy soups; or lightly marinate and grill on your BBQ for chestnut kebabs.
You can refrigerate kit for up to four – six weeks if not ready to fruit upon receiving or buying more than one to fruit at a later date.
*Price includes humidity bag and four skewers
Prime fruiting temperature for Chestnuts is between 10 – 21 celsius
Weight 3.5lbs – 1.58kg