Botanical name: Agaricus bisporus
Common name: Portobellas, Giant Cremini
Essentially a Swiss Brown left longer to grow so it opens out flat, exposing dark, fragrant gills. Dense, firm, meaty texture. Deep, rich flavour.
There’s no need to wash or peel mushrooms – simply brush off any specks or wipe over with a damp cloth or paper towel. Trim stems as required.
Portabello make tasty burger or toasted sandwich filling. Use them whole as a pizza base, fill with a savoury filling or simply grilled, roasted or barbecued until tender