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Red Shiso

Perilla frutescens (Akasijo)

Red Shiso

Perilla frutescens (Akasijo)

Taste

Acid

40%

Bitter

40%

Aromatic

0%

Citric

0%

Sweet

40%

Spiced

0%

Fresh

0%

Spicy

20%

Soft

0%

Umami

0%
Texture

Crispy and soft

Color

Bright purple

Nutritive properties

Anti-allergic, antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. It is also rich in iron and calcium.

Main uses and applications

Asian cuisine, accompanies sushi. Desserts as a substitute for mint, cocktails such as mojito or caipirinha. Meat and fish tartars, carpaccio.

Origin
Asia (China and India)

Presentation format
20 g

Preservation
Cold storage for maximum 5-7 days