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  • n. an oyakata who runs a heya


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  • But to a geisha, the fans we use in dance are like sacred objects — and this wasn't just an ordinary dancer's fan, but the very one my teacher had given me when I reached the level of shisho in the Inoue School of dance.

    Memoirs of a Geisha

  • Cookstown Greens has built a loyal following with its baby salad greens, seedlings, edible flowers, fancy garnishes like red shisho and sorrel, and unusual vegetables in a rainbow of colours. - Home Page

  • It was more like a gazpacho, with a big pad of burrata on the bottom of the bowl, with a blend of soupy chopped tomato and cucumbers and a fan of fried but cold shisho leaves and squash blossoms.

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  • The seven yakimo (grilled skewer) dishes are made mostly of chicken parts; bits of thigh meat are threaded with scallions ($5) in one, and with ume and shisho ($5) in another.

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  • Other fried items include Brussels sprouts ($5) tossed in a bowl with mint, yuzu and togarashi peppers; and butternut squash tempura rolls ($9) where the bits of the al dente squash, cream cheese and shisho leaves are tightly wrapped in nori, lightly fried and sprinkled with green tea salt.

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  • The menu isn't without its weak points, but those are easily forgotten with the arrival of another round of shisho peppers, the sultry pig's feet, the impossibly sweet caramelized pumpkin.

    Serious Eats


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