pink Oyster

Pink Oyster Mushrooms are native to tropical and subtropical regions. They are commonly found in parts of Asia, Africa, and the Americas. These vibrant mushrooms have gained popularity not only for their unique appearance but also for their delightful taste and versatility in the kitchen.

Pink Oyster Mushrooms are also referred to as Pink Pleurotus, Strawberry Oyster Mushroom, or Rosy Oyster Mushroom. The various names highlight the mushroom’s striking pink color and its association with the Pleurotus genus.

The flavor of the pink oyster mushroom has been described as meaty and fishy. Its texture is both meaty and chewy. When fried until crispy, it resembles bacon or even ham. However, when it is raw, it has a sour taste.

Pink Oyster Mushrooms are not only a feast for the eyes but also offer nutritional benefits. They are a good source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, including B-vitamins and potassium.

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our recipe

200g Pink Oyster Mushrooms, cleaned and roughly chopped

250g pasta of your choice

2 tablespoons olive oil

3 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Salt and pepper to taste

Fresh parsley for garnish

1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Reserve a cup of pasta water before draining. 

2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.

3. Add Pink Oyster Mushrooms to the skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes until they are tender and slightly caramelized.


4. Pour in the heavy cream and grated Parmesan cheese. Stir until the cheese is melted and the sauce is creamy. If the sauce is too thick, add some reserved pasta water to achieve the desired consistency.

5. Season the sauce with salt and pepper to taste.

6. Toss the cooked pasta into the skillet, ensuring it is well coated with the creamy mushroom sauce.

7. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve immediately.