porcini

noun
por·​ci·​ni | \ pȯr-ˈchē-(ˌ)nē How to pronounce porcini (audio) \
plural porcini also porcinis

Definition of porcini

: a large wild edible brownish boletus mushroom (Boletus edulis)

called also cèpe

Examples of porcini in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In this soup recipe, dried porcini transform a simple combination of chickpeas, Swiss chard and aromatic vegetables. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, "The secret to a deeply flavorful vegetarian soup: Dried porcini mushrooms," 8 Oct. 2019 In this soup recipe, dried porcini transform a simple combination of chickpeas, Swiss chard and aromatic vegetables. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, "The secret to a deeply flavorful vegetarian soup: Dried porcini mushrooms," 8 Oct. 2019 In this soup recipe, dried porcini transform a simple combination of chickpeas, Swiss chard and aromatic vegetables. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, "The secret to a deeply flavorful vegetarian soup: Dried porcini mushrooms," 8 Oct. 2019 In this soup recipe, dried porcini transform a simple combination of chickpeas, Swiss chard and aromatic vegetables. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, "The secret to a deeply flavorful vegetarian soup: Dried porcini mushrooms," 8 Oct. 2019 As the mushrooms roast, heat in a medium saucepan until steaming: 4 cups whole milk 1 ounce dried porcini mushrooms Cover and remove from the heat. CBS News, "Recipe from "Joy of Cooking": Roasted Mushroom Lasagne," 7 Nov. 2019 In this soup recipe, dried porcini transform a simple combination of chickpeas, Swiss chard and aromatic vegetables. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, "The secret to a deeply flavorful vegetarian soup: Dried porcini mushrooms," 8 Oct. 2019 In this soup recipe, dried porcini transform a simple combination of chickpeas, Swiss chard and aromatic vegetables. Joe Yonan, Washington Post, "The secret to a deeply flavorful vegetarian soup: Dried porcini mushrooms," 29 Sep. 2019 Though the dishes are constantly changing, expect items like porcini with egg yolk fudge in a wild mushroom broth, and bay scallop with celtuce, pine nuts, and little gem. Jenna Scatena, Condé Nast Traveler, "32 Best Restaurants in San Francisco," 1 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of porcini

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for porcini

Italian, plural of porcino, short for fungo porcino, literally, porcine mushroom

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21 Jan 2020

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“Porcini.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/porcini. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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