Definitions

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  • noun A kind of mushroom, Tricholoma matsutake.

Etymologies

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Japanese 松茸 (まつたけ, matsutake, "matsutake, literally, pine mushroom")

Examples

  • Based on a traditional steak and mushroom pie, the dish includes $1,000 worth of Wagyu beef fillet, $3,330 in Chinese matsutake mushrooms (which are so rare that they are grown under the watchful eyes of armed guards), two bottles of 1982 Chateau Mouton Rothschild at a cost of about $4,200 each, as well as black truffles and gold leaf.

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  • Side plates such as matsutake mushrooms and shark's fin in Spanish saffron have been added to what's already the best bird in China.

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  • At Chinese restaurant Karyu, luxury autumn delicacies such as matsutake mushrooms and foie gras will be arranged into a new-style Chinese dish, which will be served in lunch (¥5,775) and dinner courses (¥15,015).

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  • He speaks with excitement about Mr. Strusinki's matsutake mushrooms, which are highly prized for many Asian dishes.

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  • It was served with apples, radish and Sonoma coast matsutake mushrooms alongside Sean's artisan fois gras delicately covered with a cider jus.

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  • It was served with apples, radish and Sonoma coast matsutake mushrooms alongside Sean's artisan fois gras delicately covered with a cider jus.

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  • My Autumn foods would have to be the horrendously expensive matsutake mushrooms, although given the price of high quality ones I usually end up eating merely the prepacked off-cuts that come in rice topping kits.

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  • He likes to serve matsutake gohan—a simple dish of matsutake mushrooms and rice—with salmon and his miso slather page 240.

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  • It was served with apples, radish and Sonoma coast matsutake mushrooms alongside Sean's artisan fois gras delicately covered with a cider jus.

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  • It was served with apples, radish and Sonoma coast matsutake mushrooms alongside Sean's artisan fois gras delicately covered with a cider jus.

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