Ajillo with Lots of Umami Taste from Shiitake Powder
Minced anchovy and Shiitake powder are all you need for ajillo much more delicious than what you usually get at a restaurant.
The combined Umami taste of the ingredients and the Shiitake makes a perfectly harmonious flavor. Adding herbs like rosemary and dill makes it even better.
Zen monks found Forest-grown Shiitake is the best Umami enhancer for Vegan Cuisine more than 1000-years ago in Japan. The drying and rehydrating process of Shiitake produces "Guanylate," a natural Umami energizer. Guanylate amplifies the Umami taste of all foods.
Unlike Dried Porcini, Shiitake can enhance the Umami taste of your cooking without adding a mushroom flavor.
Tips and tricks:
Adding a little water to Shiitake powder and waiting 10 minutes before using, maximizes 3x the Umami Flavor! One dry Tbsp equals one pre-soaked tsp, the same Umami boosting power. The drying and rehydrating process of Shiitake produces "Guanylate," a natural Umami energizer. Guanylate amplifies the Umami taste of all foods.
Forest-grown Japanese Shiitake Powder 40g, Natural Umami Booster
"Exploring Umami Using Shiitake Powder"