Fresh Bamboo Shoots and Mushrooms

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  • Makes

    4 to 6

    servings as part of a multicourse meal
    • Difficulty


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By Linda Anusasananan

Published 2012

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If you’ve eaten only bland, fibrous bamboo shoots from a can, you’re in for a surprise when you taste them fresh. Fresh bamboo shoots possess a natural sweetness and a smooth, crisp texture. When paired with tender mushrooms and lightly sauced, they make a satisfying vegetable dish. Look for the tan cone-shaped shoots in the produce section of your local Asian supermarket. Do not eat fresh bamboo shoots raw. They need to be cooked before eating. If they are not available, use canned or vacu