Definitions

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  • n. Any of several varieties of the herb, Perilla frutescens, related to basil and mint, used in Japanese cooking.

Etymologies

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Japanese 紫蘇 (shiso)

Examples

  • You can use lemon mint for la tia to, the perilla leaf called shiso in Japan, which is omnipresent in Southeast Asia.

    One Big Table

  • We found perilla, otherwise known as shiso, an herb used in Asian cooking.

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  • DL & Co. Lady Rhubarb PerfumeWith red mandarin, sandalwood, grapefruit and perilla (otherwise known as shiso), one of our favorite brands makes a scent that balances freshness, femininity and a little something sultry.

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  • DL & Co. Lady Rhubarb Perfume With red mandarin, sandalwood, grapefruit and perilla (otherwise known as shiso), one of our favorite brands makes a scent that balances freshness, femininity and a little ...

    Cool Hunting

  • Boiled clam, tomato, Japanese herb "shiso" in jellied clear soup of clam

    Dialogue on Emerging Food Systems

  • Diced fatty fles of tuna fish, avocado and jellied soy sauce and Japanese herb "shiso"

    Dialogue on Emerging Food Systems

  • Shiso Fumi (crumbled dry “beefstake” or shiso plant with salt and sugar) it makes your rice purple! on November 22, 2009 at 12: 51 pm | Reply wererabbits

    Bento #268 « Were rabbits

  • At first I thought it was a fried cheese wonton, but it turned to be a deep-fried fish cake folded over with white cheese and a shiso leaf encrusted with panko Japanese bread crumbs which give it an extra-crispy crunch, utterly delectable.

    Jay Weston: Shiro Kuro -- A Tokyo-style Gastro-pub on the Sunset Strip

  • Branzino fiends like us will appreciate the flawless branzino sashimi, served aside a block of Himalayan salt, minced shiso leaf and olive oil.

    Tara Solomon: Shine-y Happy People: Another Week of Miami Excess

  • At Lantern Restaurant in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Andrea Reusing has been using horseradish leaves in a beef sashimi, treating the tender young shoots like shiso, the Japanese basil often used in sushi.

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