The dried leaves
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It is a medicinal plant, ornamental, and vegetable of the family Lamiaceae, and is similar to mint and basil. In the kitchen the plants, of shiso are used as a vegetable food, as decoration, condiment, or side dish, often for fish. The seeds are used to extract an edible oil. The shiso (a variety atropurpurea, red leaves), is used for coloring of red umeboshi, special dressing, on the basis of fruits of plum, japanese. A derivative of an aldehyde is extracted from the plant, said perillartina, is used as a sweetener in Japan since the substance is about 2000 times sweeter than sucrose. The leaves of shiso greens are an excellent ingredient for salads or as a condiment and raw for many fish dishes. The taste, combined with active ingredients, is the pride and joy of these shoots, which also benefits our health.
Red leaves of perilla (70%), salt, sugar, flavor enhancer: E621, acidifier: E296, flavour enhancer: E635
Mode of storage:
A cool, dry place away from direct light