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Shiso Leaves - 10 Leaves


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100% Fresh Shiso Leaves

Fresh shiso leaves are often used as a garnish for sushi, sashimi, or rice dishes. They add a pop of colour and flavour to the dish.

They can be used as a wrapper for ingredients like sushi rolls, onigiri (rice balls), or grilled meats. The leaves impart their unique flavour to the ingredients they surround.

Chopped or shredded shiso leaves can be added to salads, noodle dishes and stir-fries,

Shiso leaves can be pickled in vinegar and salt to create a tangy and refreshing condiment, often served alongside rice or used as a garnish.

Fresh shiso leaves are a popular herb in Japanese cooking, prized for their unique taste and smell. They come from the Perilla frutescens plant, which is native to East Asia and belongs to the mint family.

Herbaceous and minty

Shiso leaves have a flavour that is both herbaceous and slightly minty, with hints of citrus, basil, and anise. The taste can vary depending on the variety of shiso, with red and green varieties offering slightly different flavour profiles.

Incredibly versatile, shiso leaves can be used in various different ways. They are commonly used as a garnish, wrapper, or seasoning in Japanese dishes. The leaves can be eaten raw, cooked or pickled.

Rich in vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, calcium and iron, they also contain antioxidants and essential oils that contribute to their distinctive refreshing taste and smell.

Available in a punnet of 10 fresh leaves

For inspiration, see How to use above.

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