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Porcini

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Porcinis are some of the best mushrooms for cooking because of their high water content and excellent taste. They start out with blonde or reddish caps that darken as the mushroom grows. A favorite dish to show off the flavor of Porcini mushrooms is called "risotto," made with rice, cheese and cream.

  1. 1. What kind of dish are porcini mushrooms good in?
    1. a. Pasta
    2. b. Stir fry
    3. c. Risotto
  2. 2. What color caps do porcinis have at first?
    1. a. Black
    2. b. Brown
    3. c. Blonde or red
  3. 3. What do porcinis have a lot of?
    1. a. Salt
    2. b. Water
    3. c. Pepper