Preserved Mushroom Spread
Preserved Mushroom Spread is a very simple technique that consists of oxidizing mushrooms through the addition of salt. It’s a salty and umami spread that can be used on sandwiches, baked goods, fried foods, and even as a base for a sauce.
Add 500 g of portobello mushrooms to a blender
Add 10 g of salt and blend on medium speed until it becomes spreadable
Evenly spread the mushroom paste on a baking sheet
Leave the mushroom paste uncovered at room temperature until it turns black. Stir from time to oxidize in an uniform way. The preserved mushroom spread is ready
Enjoy this spread that is packed with umami!
Yield 1 cup
Portobello Mushroom500 g