The mushroom is neither a fruit nor a vegetable and it has a very different nutrition profile with antioxidants and bioactive compounds not found in plants.
Flats are the head of the white mushroom family, being the most mature of its button and cup Mushroom friends so they impart a deep earthy, robust and meaty flavour.
These flats can be huge, and are best suited for cooking in meals like stuffed mushrooms, BBQs and grilling.
- Freshest in autumn but available all year round.
- Good for stuffing, sauces, stir fry, BBQ, grilling, frying and many main dishes.
- Store in a brown paper bag on the bottom shelf of the fridge, mushrooms will last at least a week.
Did you know?
The mushrooms you see are the reproductive part of the fungi. They are highly nutritious packed with B-vitamins and antioxidants, some of which you can't get in any other plant food...no wonder they're considered meat for vegetarians.