[Perilla] SHISO

Perilla is one of the Japanese-style herbs and is an aromatic annual herb. It is also cultivated in the fields, but most of them grow naturally on the side of the fields, with seeds spilling every year. There are Akajiso (red perilla) and Aojiso (blue perilla) depending on the color of the edible leaves, Ohba (Macrophyll) is another name for Aojiso. Akajiso is pickled with dried plums and has a beautiful red color. Aojiso is used as a decoration for sashimi and is eaten with it. It is also used as a condiment for Somen noodles and has a refreshing aroma. It is used just like basil.

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