The King Oyster Mushroom is often used as the substitute for the Natural Pine Mushroom. Although the King Oyster Mushroom does not give off as strong of a flavor and aroma as Natural Pine Mushrooms, the texture is similar.
Phrik khi nu, ranges from 5,000 to 7,000 on the Scoville scale. This makes it ten times spicier than the Chungyang red pepper. Phrik khi nu gives justice to the Korean proverb, “The smaller, the shrewder.”
Good green peppers are of uniform size and shape, big, clean, and glossy. The fruit skin is dark green, smooth, thick, and light. One can tell that the pepper is fresh if the stem or peduncle is not dry.