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Aug 26, 2006 05:09 PM

fresh red shiso and . . . cucumber pickles?

I got a bunch of fresh red shiso at the farmer's market, and I'm looking for suggestions.

Yukari, are you still out there?
Can I use fresh to make cucumber pickles? I read your excellent post from last year about a multitude of shiso ideas.

I'm also making a shiso-lemon dressing for edamame (from
and if I had the ingredients, I'd try shiso kimchi.


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  1. found an informative piece on japanese pickles while trying to answer my own question online . . .