These brown-capped, California Sierra Porcini mushrooms have a distinct color, plump stems, and hefty caps. When cooked, they give a luscious, buttery aroma and earthy flavor, with a smooth, silky texture that makes them wonderfully versatile to prepare.
Throughout the year, fleeting Porcini seasons come and go in different parts of the world, but springtime Porcini from California always make us extra excited, as they're some of the first to pop up after the wintertime, and a fantastic segue once peak Morel season has passed in most of the United States.
Sierra Nevada, California
1 lb. bunches