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shi·so

 (shē′sō)
n.

[Japanese, of Chinese origin (either translation of Mandarin zǐsū, purple perilla, using the Japanese readings for the two Chinese characters used to write this word, or direct borrowing of the Early Mandarin form of the word) : Japanese shi, purple (from Middle Chinese tsẓ´) + Japanese so, perilla (from Middle Chinese suə̆).]

shiso

(ˈʃiːsəʊ)
n
(Plants) another name for beefsteak plant
[Japanese]
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Shiso, an herb chef de cuisine Jamison Blankenship says is similar to mint, adds flavor to carpaccio there; shiso flower buds, with their anise flavor and purple petals, add color, too.
It also has a green shiso leaf and a dab of creamy mayo.
Poppy's garden includes perennials--such as fennel, lemon verbena, mint, oregano, sage, and thyme--as well as seasonal annuals like basil, chervil, cilantro, and shiso. For Traunfeld, experimenting with different herb-and-spice combinations, such as rosemary and cumin, and mint and cardamom, represents the next frontier in his cooking.
Shiso Cress, to garnish (Available in specialty supermarkets)
Add shiso. Heat to 185 degrees Remove from heat cover
Another drink that he created recently while blood oranges were in season was the Chi-so, made up of shochu, orange-infused vodka, blood oranges and shiso (a fragrant green leaf from the perilla plant, sometimes called Japanese basil).
Then out rolled the Ubod Salad Lapu-Lapu Shiso Crepe with jalapeno and Matsuhisa dressing.
shiso! pickled leeks!) can be substituted with easy-to-find choices, a trip to the Asian grocery store is a worthwhile part of the cooking adventure too.
Chervil, parmesan cheese shavings, rusk and shiso cress, to garnish
The dinner's eight-course menu will feature Nobu-style interpretations of timeless Filipino cuisine starting with Sisig Foie Gras on a Gyoza Cone, followed by Seared Tuna Kinilaw with Ceviche Gelee and Green Papaya Salad in Shiso Crepe, and Lapu-Lapu with a choice of Jalapeno or Matsuhisa dressing.
At least two platters are meatless every night, and diners can browse the tikes of quinoa cakes with goat cheese, plum shiso pickles, and black cardamom glazed carrots.
Sprinkle plate with togarashi, matcha and red shiso.