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Neither plant nor animal, mushrooms are fascinating as they are delicious, and contain numerous health benefits while adding a delicious flavour to any meal. Our chefs love to incorporate this unique fungi into a number of our dishes; read on to find why we always incorporate mushrooms on our menu, here at the most stylish bistro Malta has to offer.

Nutritional Benefits

Mushrooms are rich in selenium, a powerful antioxidant which helps to prevent damage to cells and tissues and strengthens the immune system. They also happen to be one of the few natural sources of Vitamin D and a great source of B Vitamins, both of which are important for healthy bones and normal functioning of the nervous system respectively. Additionally, mushrooms also have a higher content of potassium than most fruits and vegetables; in fact, one medium-sized mushroom contains more potassium than a single banana.

They’re Incredibly Versatile

Whether served as a meal on their own or as a delicious side, mushrooms are extremely adaptable and easy to prepare. They can be sauteed with onions, added to omelets or breakfast scrambles and included in sandwiches and wraps.

The West is Loving Mushrooms More and More

The increasing popularity of plant-based diets and other food trends in many Western countries has put a spotlight on mushrooms, with people recognising them for their health benefits and their sustainability; they only need a small amount of water and electricity to grow. White mushrooms imported from the East contain favourable properties that can be applied to almost all growing food trends in the West, and are also a great protein alternative for vegans and vegetarians.

How do the chefs at Charles Grech Bistro incorporate mushrooms into our menu?

Our Chicken Liver Risotto and Coq Au Vin are both served with a generous helping of mushrooms and other carefully chosen ingredients. In the mood to try something daring and different? We suggest our side of Jack Daniel’s Flamed Mushrooms – simply bursting with flavour and the perfect comfort food for the approaching winter months.

There’s no other bistro in Malta quite like Charles Grech Bistro!

From scrumptious starters to irresistible main courses, we’ve got a brand new menu that will satisfy all kinds of tastes and preferences. Old favourites such as the Spaghetti Prawn Carbonara have remained, while additions like our braised Beef Cheeks and the Grouper Stuffed Ravioli are sure to be a hit with both new and returning guests! Bring along your friends, family or that special someone in your life, and allow the kitchen experts at the most popular bistro in Malta to give you a food experience to remember.

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