July 28, 2009


This is the way shiso is sold in grocery stores. Sometimes it is placed on ice or on wet paper towels in the vegetable section.

Shiso is used as a garnish. Raw fish is placed on top of shiso leaves. Shiso is also sliced in strips and sprinkled on top of rice.

Earlier in the summer, there was a shiso Pepsi available at convenience stores. We tasted it. It tasted like shiso. I didn't get a picture of it and now I can't find it in our area.

One summer there was a cucumber Pepsi.

Check this post for purple shiso. And this one for a look at Little Brother's onigiri, rice balls, with shiso.

P.S. I found a shiso Pepsi at our grocery store!

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