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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：Lyfegreen / Taiwan
🔖 Certification： Taiwan Organic Certification
🌱 Producer Introduction：
Lyfetribe builds a health and wellness platform, Lyfegreen was founded as a joint collaboration between Lyfetribe and Fushan Grange, taiwan’s leading social enterprise for organic agriculture and sustainable producers.
Today, Lyfegreen supports and works with a network of more than 100 carefully curated organic farms and sustainable producers across taiwan, showcasing an array of over 200 varieties of fruits and veggies throughout the year.
Our mission: fresh, high-quality and diversified are the core of our work. In addition, we don't want to only sell fruits and vegetables. We want to help you discover a new healthy food concept and contribute to a more sustainable world.
There are also airline shipping every week to hong kong and ship directly after arriving at hong kong, so the fruits and vegetables are 100%fresh.
🌱 Supplier Products：
🛍 Product Information (Main) (English)：
Binomial Name：Hericium Erinaceus
Other Names：Monkey Head Mushroom | Lion's Mane Mushroom
Product Description：Its nutritional value is extremely high. There are more than 16 kinds of amino acids, and contain a variety of vitamins and high mineral components. Hericium erinaceus has been a delicacy since ancient times, and it is listed as the four most valuable ingredients in China along with bear's paw, shark's fin and sea cucumber.
Modern people believe that Hericium erinaceus has nourishing and strong effects, and has the benefits of strengthening the stomach. There are pharmaceutical companies in mainland China that concentrate Hericium erinaceus into slices and sell it to treat gastritis and gastric ulcers.
Morphological characteristics: The fruiting body is head-shaped or round, except for the base, the surface is densely covered with fleshy needle-like long spines, the length of which is 1-1.5cm. The fruiting body hangs from the surface of the trunk with a narrow stalk-like base, resembling a Hericium in appearance, white or light yellow. The spores are colorless, spherical or nearly spherical, with a smooth surface. It was originally a wild fungus in Heilongjiang and Xiaoxing'an Mountains in mainland China. It is distributed all over China, to all parts of the northern hemisphere. Where there are cold and damp deep mountains and old forests, it is easy to find Hericium erinaceus on the broad-leaved trees. It has been cultivated artificially. It was introduced to Taiwan and cultivated in about 1988.
Hericium erinaceus are common in gourmet cooking. In addition to shiitake and oyster mushrooms, H. erinaceus is also used as a specialty mushroom. Its taste can be compared with lobster. Between 2010 and 2018, U.S. specialty mushroom production increased approximately 23% from 7-9 million kg.
"Chinese Medicinal Fungi" records: "Hericium erinaceus is sweet in taste, flat in nature, can benefit the five internal organs, aids digestion, nourishes, and has good effects on indigestion, neurasthenia, duodenal ulcer and gastric ulcer." Therefore, monkeys are widely used. Head mushrooms are used in the treatment of digestive system tumors such as esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, and duodenal cancer. Nature and flavor: sweet, mild in nature. Morphological characteristics: The fruiting body is head-shaped or round, except for the base, the surface is densely covered with fleshy needle-like long spines, the length of which is 1-1.5cm. The fruiting body hangs from the surface of the trunk with a narrow stalk-like base, resembling a Hericium in appearance, white or light yellow. The spores are colorless, spherical or nearly spherical, with a smooth surface. Ecological habits: In summer and autumn, the fruiting bodies are solitary on the dead wood of broad-leaved trees such as oak and walnut, causing white decay of the wood. Nutrients: The fruiting body contains various amino acids, vitamins B1, B2 and various minerals needed by the human body. In addition, it also contains Hericium erinaceus polysaccharides and polypeptide small molecule compounds. Therapeutic value: Hericium erinaceus products (such as Hericenone, Hercinin) can cure cancer, enhance immunity and anti-oxidation, and can also treat gastrointestinal problems and lower blood sugar and cholesterol. Hercinone can promote the growth of nerve cells, thereby slowing down Alzheimer's disease.
Reference source: Wikipedia
Variety：Both fresh and dry products are available in the market. Generally, fresh products are bland and tasteless, but dry products are popular and cheap.
The teeth of Hericium erinaceus are not branched, and there is another kind of mushroom with similar shape but branched teeth, which is called branched Hericium erinaceus or Jade beard mushroom, and Hericium erinaceus is a different kind of mushroom, and it can also be eaten .
Supply Season：Available all year round.
Storage Method：Fresh products must be kept dry and stored in a refrigerator at zero to four degrees, and can generally be stored for two to five days.
Store dry products in a cool and dry place, pay attention to moth prevention.
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Cooking Skills：Pre-cooking treatment: soak the dry product in boiling water, squeeze out the water, change the water and then squeeze until the water is clear, boil the water for later use.
Use a frying pan or a cast iron pan, turn on a low heat and stir-fry the Hericium erinaceus until the water is dry and the aroma is released, then remove from the pan and set aside. Add olive oil to the pot, stir-fry garlic slices, ginger slices, and chili until half-dry. Add the freshly fried Hericium erinaceus and stir fry evenly. Add sesame oil, rice wine, soy sauce, rock sugar and 1 cup of water, stir-fry continuously to absorb the moisture.
Notes：1. The edible part is the fruiting body of Hericium erinaceus. Hericium erinaceus is a precious mountain delicacy, known as "vegetarian meat", so it is suitable for both meat and vegetarian dishes. It can be used as a single ingredient or mixed with meat and river seafood. It can be fried, stewed, or steamed. Make a variety of delicacies.
2. Dried Hericium erinaceus has a slightly bitter taste. Before cooking, you can soak it in salt water for a long time to remove the bitter taste, and then squeeze out the absorbed water. Then you can slice or cut it into small pieces, and use it with meat and sweet ingredients such as corn and sugar Bamboo shoots and other soup. Because it can be cooked for a long time, it has a soft taste and is easy to absorb soup and seasonings, so it can be said to be a good dish.
Dish：Hericium Hericium Chicken Soup, Fried Hericium Mushrooms with Belly Slices, Stewed Pork Ribs with Hericium Mushrooms, and Rice with Pine Nuts and Hericium Mushrooms.
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🔅Precautions (English Version)：
☘️ Preserve vegetables
1. Leafy vegetables and softer vegetables, if packaged, should be placed in the cold box in the original package;
2. Organic Vegetables are more prone to spoilage if they have water droplets. Put the vegetables in a ventilated place to dry or wipe off the water vapor, then wrap the vegetables in slightly damp newspaper and put them in a plastic bag before refrigerating. ;
3. Organic vegetables do not use preservatives or special treatments. Vegetables are generally stored for three to five days. Some vegetables will decompose enzymes, so they should be eaten as soon as possible.
☘️ How to wash vegetables
1. Wash vegetables before cooking to keep them fresh;
2. It is not advisable to soak the vegetables for too long, and they should be washed first and then cut to avoid the loss of vitamins;
3. Washing vegetables with dilute salt water or Dish Drop can easily remove vegetable insects;
4. Cut vegetables with a stainless steel knife to reduce vitamin loss;
5. Vegetable leaves contain a lot of nutrients, so you should avoid shredding, chopping or grinding the leaves;
6. Immediately after cutting, to avoid the loss of vitamins due to air oxidation.