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Shiso

Definition: Shiso


Shiso
An herb related to mint and basil that is commonly found in Japanese cuisine, with an aroma of cinnamon, anise, basil, and citrus.

Shiso, much like parsley in America, is used in salads, sushi, sashimi, cooked dishes, and as a garnish. It also goes by the names perilla and Japanese basil.

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