In autumn 2015, we proudly announced the new kid on the block KARL OTTO. Unfortunately, it turned out that despite our thorough processing, the supplier could not deliver the quality we desired and we had to disappoint our loyal customers who had already ordered the product. But now we have rekindled our hopes and although the supply of the rare commodity is limited, we dare to take the plunge again. We start up with a small Spanish supplier of organic Karl Johan (also known as Porcini) mushrooms that are picked locally. To this effect, KARL OTTO is only a limited edition so far.
The Karl Johan is one of our favourite mushrooms because it lends a wonderful taste of soil, autumn and umami. Ideal for risottos, pearl barley dishes and sauces. The Karl Johan mushroom is the obvious star in this exquisite blend, supported by garlic, crushed parsley and petals of blue cornflower.
The flowers have been packed in a separate packet to be sprinkled dry on your finished dish. Use approx. 2 tablespoons of KARL OTTO per 100 gm risotto rice. Even a single tablespoon (about 10 gm) equals approx. 100 grams of fresh Karl Johan mushroom and gives a rich and refined taste to your dishes.