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Food Dehydrators

Dehydrators, Dryers & Preserving Equipment

Get the Best Food & Mushroom Dehydrators

Welcome to Wildfoodie, your premier destination for high-quality mushroom dehydrators and food dryers in the UK. Step into a world where culinary enthusiasts and nature lovers unite to unlock a year-round bounty of flavours and nutrients. Our meticulously crafted collection of cutting-edge drying equipment empowers you to effortlessly preserve the essence of mushrooms and an array of foods, we have picked only the most user-friendly designs to ensure that your drying journey is as seamless as it is rewarding. Embrace the art of preservation with Wildfoodie and embark on a culinary adventure that transcends seasons. To buy any of this preserving equipment simply click on your favourite items and check out at our Amazon store. 

Budget Food Dehydrators

At Wildfoodie, we believe that preserving your favourite foods and mushrooms shouldn't break the bank. Our dedicated focus on budget-friendly food and mushroom dehydrators opens up a world of culinary possibilities without compromising on quality. Whether you're a savvy home cook, a mushroom hunter, or simply looking to make the most of seasonal produce, our thoughtfully designed dehydrators offer an economical way to enjoy the rich flavours, enhanced nutrition, and extended shelf life that dehydration brings. Join us in exploring the art of frugal yet effective food preservation with Wildfoodie – where affordability meets exceptional results.

The Best Dehydrators

At Wildfoodie, we redefine the art of preservation by offering a curated collection of premium dehydrator ovens designed for discerning culinary enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike. Our commitment to uncompromising quality and innovation ensures that you can elevate your cooking journey to new heights. Crafted with precision and equipped with advanced technology, our choice of Premium Dehydrator Ovens provide the perfect balance of style and substance, allowing you to preserve the rich essence of foods and mushrooms while retaining their exceptional flavours, textures, and nutritional value. Embrace a world where excellence meets functionality, and embark on a gastronomic adventure that sets new standards in food preservation – where every culinary creation is a masterpiece in the making.

Vacuum Sealers

As passionate foragers and nature enthusiasts, we understand the thrill of harvesting the finest foods from the wild. Now, imagine extending the life of your bountiful discoveries for months and even years, all while retaining their unparalleled freshness, flavours, and nutritional value. Our advanced vacuum sealing technology empowers you to lock in the essence of your foraged delights, creating an airtight barrier against time and decay. Whether it's succulent mushrooms, vibrant berries, or fragrant herbs, Wildfoodie Vacuum Sealers enable you to savour the wild, even during off-seasons. Embrace the art of long-term preservation and elevate your foraging experience with the very best Vacuum Sealers – where nature's bounty remains as vibrant as the day it was picked.

Drying and Preserving Equipment

Our carefully curated collection of premium drying solutions, including versatile dry racks and space-saving collapsible drying nets, empowers you to embark on a culinary journey that extends the seasons. Picture the convenience of efficiently drying an array of ingredients, from aromatic herbs to succulent mushrooms, all while preserving their nutritional value and taste. Crafted for both practicality and quality, our choice of drying equipment ensures optimal airflow, even drying, and effortless storage. Unleash your creativity in the kitchen, embrace sustainable practices, and savour the rewards of nature's bounty with the very best drying and preserving equipment.

Dried Food Storage

In the world of foraging, the art lies not only in the harvest but in the meticulous preservation of your natural treasures. At Wildfoodie, we share your passion for capturing the essence of the wild, which is why we've curated a selection of premium airtight food storage solutions, meticulously designed to extend the life and flavour of your foraged delicacies. We have chosen an array of expertly crafted airtight containers, each designed to create an impermeable seal that safeguards the freshness, taste, and nutritional value of your wild discoveries. Embark on a journey of culinary creativity, secure in the knowledge that your foraged harvest is preserved in its prime, ready to enhance your meals and elevate your gastronomic pursuits. 

How to I dry mushrooms?

To dehydrate mushrooms using a mushroom dehydrator, begin by cleaning and slicing the mushrooms into uniform pieces, ensuring they are free from dirt and debris. Arrange the slices evenly on the dehydrator trays, leaving space between each piece for optimal airflow. Set the dehydrator to a recommended temperature for mushrooms, usually around 50-57°C (122-135°F), and let them dry for several hours until they become brittle and snap when bent. The precise drying time may vary based on the mushroom type and moisture content. Once fully dried, allow the mushrooms to cool before storing them in airtight containers or vacuum-sealed bags, ensuring they are kept in a cool, dark place for long-term storage and future culinary use.

Are food dehydrators expensive to run?

Food dehydrators are generally cost-effective to operate due to their energy-efficient design, utilising consistent low to moderate temperatures over extended periods for drying. Factors like dehydrator size, wattage, and usage duration influence energy consumption. Adhering to practices such as utilising full trays, optimising temperature settings, and scheduling efficient drying sessions can further minimise energy usage, making food dehydrators a budget-friendly option for preserving and enjoying delectable dried foods.

How long does it take to dehydrate food using a drying net?

The drying time for food using a drying net can vary significantly depending on factors like the food type, slice thickness, humidity levels, and airflow. Herbs may dry within a few hours to a day, while sliced fruits like apples and pears could take 6 to 24 hours. Vegetables such as tomatoes or peppers might need around 6 to 12 hours, while thin mushroom slices could dry in a similar timeframe. Drying meats like jerky might take 4 to 12 hours. Monitoring the drying process and adjusting time accordingly is crucial, with drying considered complete when the food is leathery or crisp, lacking moisture. These are general estimates; referring to specific guidelines or recipes is recommended for optimal outcomes.

How long do dried mushrooms and foods last?

The longevity of dried mushrooms and foods depends on variables such as type, proper drying, storage conditions, and packaging. Generally, well-dried and hermetically stored foods can last from 6 months to several years: dried mushrooms remain viable for 6 months to years, dried fruits around 6 months to a year or more, dried vegetables typically 6 months to a year, and dried meats like jerky for 1 to 2 months at room temperature, or up to 6 months refrigerated. To optimise shelf life, ensure thorough drying, use airtight containers, store in a cool, dark place, and monitor for signs of spoilage. Though safe to eat, prolonged storage might affect taste and texture.

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