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Morel Mushrooms – Fresh ( SO)

Fresh Wild Mushrooms 1 lb

Grey Morels - limited availability

The first morel mushrooms of Spring are a welcome sight for mushroom foragers! Morel mushrooms pop their wrinkly heads above the ground only when they are ready. These are another favorite of professional chefs. If you are fortunate to have grown up in an area where they grow in the wild, you may be equally excited. Their earthy taste and delicate texture are a wonderful combination. Don’t let their appearance fool you – they are delicious!  I’m so glad I tried them and you should too.  Available in 1 lb packages.

Quantities of fresh morel mushrooms are very limited- we may not be able to meet your requested shipping dates. We will contact you if arrangements need to be made. ( they are worth the wait!) If temporarily unavailable please select the Join Waitlist button to be notified immediately when they return to stock.

Currently available in limited quantity- Grey Morel mushrooms 7/2018

$79.00 $52.00


Seasonal: In Season
Weight: 1 lb

In stock

SKU: M060 Category:

Additional Information

Weight 1 lb
Sizes

1/2 lb, 1 lb, 2 lb

Reduced Shipping Costs

Many of our ingredients are perishable and therefore by necessity, require FEDEX Standard Overnight shipping. There is no way around it - it's costly, and understanding shipping calculations practically requires a degree in actuary science!

In order to help defray your cost of shipping, we have incorporated shipping discounts for many of our finer ingredients. These ingredients are noted on the web site and the discounts will be automatically calculated when the ingredient is added to your cart. These discounts are cumalitive, so you could end up with very low or no shipping charges. (dependant on your location)

The best part is that you might as well add that extra pound of mushrooms, a bottle of truffle oil, some pasta or your favorite "pantry staples" because the shipping costs may not even change!

Artisan/History/Story

These are hand harvested in the forests as the spring thaw begins. Morels are  one of the first wild mushrooms to appear. Fortunately they are available for several months through the summer. Of course their availability is limited - so check back often. Viva Gourmet will hand select the nicest specimens for you!

How to Prep/Store

Store in the refrigerator- either in the shipping packaging or on a clean pan covered with a kitchen towel. Blow or brush off any traces of their wild heritage before cooking. If you feel it necessary, rinse quickly in COLD water  just before preparation.

Recipe Ideas

Ohhhh, they are countless! Try this easy risotto...  preferably Vialano Nano. Finely chop an onion or shallots and sauté in olive oil for a few minutes. Add rice and stir to coat, cook until edges become slightly translucent. Stir in a cup of good white wine. Pour another cup into your wine glass and enjoy- and stir as it becomes absorbed. Gradually stir in HOT broth (chicken or vegetable) while stirring until risotto is creamy and al dente. Finish by stirring in a healthy grating of parmesan cheese and a pat or two of butter if you are feeling decadent. Sauté fresh spinach or greens with sliced morels, a little garlic and olive oil until greens wilt and mushrooms are tender (3-4 minutes).  Spoon a little into your risotto and then top with the rest. Top with more fresh parmesan.