Dried Mushrooms

Сушëные грибы

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

A Taste of Russia

A Taste of Russia

By Darra Goldstein

Published 1983

  • About

Drying is one of the simplest, and best ways to preserve the mushroom harvest. For a decorative touch, thread the dried mushrooms onto string to make garlands.

Method

The best dried mushrooms are those that have been freshly gathered from the woods and fields. To dry them, simply wipe them off with a damp cloth to remove all traces of dirt; do not wash. Remove the stems and, if desired, peel the caps. If the weather is sunny, spread the mushrooms on brown paper and leave them to dry in the sun for 2 or 3 days, taking them in at night as soon as it begins to