Autumn Rice With Mushrooms

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By Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

Published 1998

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Autumn brings mushrooms to the markets of Japan, not just shiitake and portobello, but also the expensive and sought after forest giants, mazutake mushrooms. These days most mazutake sold in Japan are flown in from the western coast of North America. They are sold by the piece and usually displayed in small quantities.

You don’t need luxurious mazutake mushrooms to make this dish, though they are classic. Instead, use fresh shiitakes or portobellos, something with distinctive flavor