Hericium erinaceus is a traditional and precious edible fungus in China. It is tender, delicious and delicious. From a distance, it looks like a golden monkey head, so it is called "monkey head mushroom", and like a hedgehog, it is also called "hedgehog fungus".
Nutrition facts of Hericium erinaceus
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Content (per 100 g)
The effectiveness of Hericium
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How to pick Hericium
It is uniform in quality, bright in color, tender in flesh, thick in thorns, dry and free of insects, and free of impurities.
Hericium erinaceus storage method
It can be sealed in a clean bag or threaded into a string and hung in a cool, dry, ventilated place away from light. Always check after the beginning of the summer, it is prone to worms and fungal moths. If kept in the refrigerator, keep it ventilated frequently.
Hericium erinaceus contains unsaturated fatty acids, which is conducive to blood circulation, can reduce blood cholesterol, has the function of improving the body's immunity, can delay aging, and can inhibit the synthesis of genetic material in cancer cells, thereby preventing and treating gastrointestinal cancer and other malignancies Tumors have remarkable effects on gastrointestinal ulcer, duodenal ulcer, gastroenteritis and other gastrointestinal diseases.
How to make dry Hericium mushrooms
The first method: first wash the Hericium erinaceus with water, then put it in a pot, add boiling water to the basket and steam for several hours, until the Hericium erinaceus is not hard-cooked by hand; The second method: wash the Hericium erinaceus, put it into the water pot, and cook it for a few hours on a low fire until it is completely dry; The third method: first wash the Hericium erinaceus, then put it in a boiling water pot, add an appropriate amount of edible alkali, and slowly simmer it on a low fire until the Hericium erinaceus is thoroughly simmered, then rinse with water and rinse. Until the net alkaline taste is removed; Method 4: Wash the Hericium erinaceus first, then put it in a clear water pot, simmer for 2 to 3 hours on a low fire, then add broth or fat, and continue cooking until the Hericium erinaceus is completely simmered. Of course, you can also make the monkey Head mushrooms are added into the soup and steamed.
In general, dried Hericium erinaceus is suitable for soaking with water rather than vinegar. After washing Hericium erinaceus when soaking, it is best to soak it in cold water for a while, then add boiling water to the cage. Steamed or boiled in a wok for better results. It should also be noted that even if the Hericium erinaceus is soaked, it must be placed in a container before cooking, and ginger, shallots, cooking wine, broth, etc. are added to the basket and steamed before cooking.