The Big Umami


Discover the Magic of Porcini Mushroom Powder

What is Porcini Mushroom Powder?

Porcini mushroom powder is made from dried porcini mushrooms, finely ground to create a rich, aromatic seasoning. Known for its intense, earthy flavor, this versatile ingredient is a cornerstone in all of our Feedlot BBQ Rubs, adding depth and complexity to each blend.

A Brief History of Porcini Mushrooms

Porcini mushrooms, also known as Boletus edulis, have been a prized ingredient in European cuisine for centuries. Renowned for their robust flavor and meaty texture, they are particularly popular in Italian and French cooking. The word "porcini" means "little pigs" in Italian, a name that reflects their plump, rounded shape.

Historically, porcini mushrooms have been foraged in the wild, often found in symbiotic relationships with trees such as pine, spruce, and chestnut. They thrive in the forests of Europe, North America, and parts of Asia, typically appearing in late summer and autumn.

Health Benefits

Porcini mushrooms are not only delicious but also packed with nutrients. They are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, making them a healthy addition to your diet. They support immune function, improve digestion, and provide anti-inflammatory benefits.

Why We Use Porcini Mushroom Powder in Our Rubs

At Feedlot BBQ, we harness the rich, umami-packed flavor of porcini mushroom powder to elevate our rubs. Its concentrated taste brings a unique depth to our seasonings, enhancing the natural flavors of meats and vegetables. The earthy, nutty notes of porcini mushrooms complement a wide range of ingredients, making our BBQ rubs truly exceptional.


For a convenient way to incorporate porcini mushroom powder into your kitchen, try our Feedlot BBQ seasonings. Our expertly crafted blends use this magical ingredient to elevate your BBQ experience with deep, savory flavors.


Cheers to good flavours,

The Feedlot BBQ Team