Scientific name: Agaricus Bisporus
About Brown Mushroom:
Brown Mushroom like Baby bellas and Portabellas are the main 2 things in Brown Mushroom category. Crimini brown mushroom are similar to the white butter mushroom in shape and size. Swiss Browns are the baby of the Portabello mushroom family, they are called brown butter mushroom that has robust flavour. Addition of Brown Mushroom is made different types of delicious dishes from vegetable to steak. Brown mushrooms are mainly used for any healthy diet like fantastic kebab, meat, either vegetarian- pumpkin salad, sauces and stews. Brown mushrooms reach in fibre, vitamin B and selenium.
Description of brown mushroom:
A portabella is a mature baby bella. It’s three days older and is fully grown brown mushroom with a large tan cap. A crimino mushroom is a young portabello that is darker, firmer and favourable also. The size of Portabella caps range is 3”-6”in diameter.
A baby bella caps size range is from 1”-2” in diameter. It is hardier and provide deep earthy taste. The color range of baby bella is from light tan to dark brown. It can be purchased in bulk and cello wrapped trays.
Another type of brown mushroom is portabellini mushroom thinned from the bed during the cultivation to free up the space to grow 4” in diameter. The size of this mushroom is around 2.5” diameter.
Storage brown mushroom:
Crimini brown mushrooms are stored in the paper bag up to 5 days and keep the portabella mushroom refrigerated in a paper bag up to 7 days.
Taste and use of brown mushroom:
Crimini brown mushroom or baby bella are meaty and earthy flavour and it can be used in any salad, soup or entrees and it can be eaten as raw or cooked. This mushroom is perfect for cooked dishes like chocolate cake, risotto, stir fry.
Portabella mushroom can be grilled, baked are great side dish or entree and is also used as a meat substitutes with no fat and cholesterol.
Nutrition values of brown mushrooms: (84 grams contain)
- Fat 0.29 grams
- Carbohydrate 3025 grams
- Protein 1.77 grams
- Sugar 2.10 grams