They’re not the cheapest food to buy and I love them, so when I see them on special at the supermarket, I’m quick to snaffle up a bagful.
Because they dry so well in the Excalibur dehydrator :
Ready to store :
When I take them out of the dehydrator, the smell is unreal. Drying seems to really accentuate that beautiful mushroom flavour.
I use them in soups, casseroles and risotto. I don’t bother to rehydrate them, just toss them in as they are.