Latin Name: Perilla frutescens
Product: Red/Green Shiso
Description: Used medicinally for its anti-bacterial properties
Tasting Notes: Uniquely pungent; Grassy, Notes of Spearmint, Basil, Anise and Cinnamon.
Usage: Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean cuisine; Garnishes; Soups; Pickled; Fried, etc.; Garnishes -- used often in mojitos
Storage Instructions: Best when used within 5 days of procuring.