Definition of shiitake
: a dark Asian mushroom (Lentinus edodes of the family Agaricaceae) widely cultivated especially on woods of the beech family for its edible flavorful tan to brown cap
Recent Examples of shiitake from the Web
Add the onion and sauté for 1 minute; add the shiitake and portobello mushrooms and sauté for 4 to 5 minutes.
At Brown Butter, the burger is a shiitake, brisket and short rib patty topped with house smoked provolone, marinated kale, house made pickles, Greek yogurt and Sicilian ketchup served on a brioche bun.
This goes beyond shrimp and grits; the creation is prepared with a red-eye tasso gravy, stone-ground yellow grits, shiitake mushrooms, lardon, and of course, a half dozen fresh, large Gulf shrimp.
This veggie wonder is topped with roasted shiitake mushrooms and sriracha mayo.
Only as a resort for those who don’t eat seafood, a plump veal chop beneath a shimmery veil of demi-glace or a young chicken in pieces with shiitake mushrooms and creamy mashed potatoes are serviceable.
For the study, which was published in the International Journal of Food Sciences, the team evaluated the influence of boiling, microwaving, grilling and frying white button, shiitake, oyster and king oyster mushrooms.
Vendors carry shiitake, maitake, oyster, button and many others.
Unfortunately, Wheelhouse doesn’t offer many options for vegetarians or vegans, though there is a grain bowl ($12, quinoa, wild rice, tofu, shiitake, sunflower seeds and a ginger-lime vinaigrette).
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Origin and Etymology of shiitake
Japanese, from shii, the Japanese chinquapin + take mushroom
First Known Use: 1877See Words from the same year
SHIITAKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shiitake for English Language Learners
: a type of Asian mushroom used in cooking
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