Shiso: It’s Not Just For Sushi Anymore

Shiso is the leaf that garnishes your sushi plate, and it has a distinctly herbaceous and earthy taste. Also known as “beefsteak plant,” it makes a great counterpoint to rich, fatty foods. I found beautiful red shiso leaves at the farmer’s market the other day, and made them into a quick, colorful pickle. See the recipe and read the post on ReadyMade magazine’s food blog, Feast.

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