One of the most valuable and tasty mushrooms
Recommended to people who fight with intestinal parasites
Traditionally considered to be beneficial for liver health
Chanterelles (Cantharellus cibarius) contain vitamins А, В2, В5, С, D, РР, as well as minerals, potassium, phosphorus, cobalt, manganese, copper.
Chanterelles have been traditionally harvested in consumed in Russia for centuries. For its bright color, the mushroom has been colloquially name “little fox”. Nowadays, chanterelles are highly popular all over the world, and especially loved in Europe and North America.
Some consider chanterelles to be one of the most important and best edible mushrooms. Therefore, chanterelles tend to be priced expensively in restaurants, mushroom stores. Chanterelles are rich in flavor, with a distinctive taste and aroma. Chanterelles are very versatile in cooking. They are good for cooking with fats, alcohol to create complex dishes of the high-end cuisine. On the other hand, just frying chanterelles with potatoes will give you a very delicious meal. Chanterelles are also good for drying and maintain aroma and consistency very well. Dried mushrooms can be further processed into powder. Then it can be used as a flavor and taste additive to a wide variety of dishes.
In Russia, chanterelles are traditionally valued for their health improvement properties. Due to some specific polysaccharides, containing in the mushrooms, they are used for anthelminthic purposes. Also chanterelles are believed to be good for liver because they contain ergosterol, a compound that is believed to have liver protection properties.