Dried shitake mushrooms are used throughout China to add intense umami to dishes. Small, dark and fragrant, these are grown and processed naturally in Henan Province with no additives or preservatives. Add them to stews or braises or try this recipe for an extremely flavorful mushroom stir-fry sauce that's perfect as a vegetarian replacement for oyster sauce.
Source: Wahon Brand, Xixia County, Henan Province
Size: 85 grams (3 ounces); 3 1/2 cups by volume