Lamiales Perilla frutescens (L.), 赤紫蘇 (Aka Shiso)

Posted on: Monday, 19 October 2015.
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Aka Shiso means “Come back to life again with the purple leaves”. The leaves, we eat as raw, or with cooking also use for making pickled plums called Umeboshi (梅干し).

Lamiales Perilla frutescens (L.), 赤紫蘇 (Aka Shiso)

Aka Shiso means “Come back to life again with the purple leaves”. The leaves, we eat as raw, or with cooking also use to make pickled plums called Umeboshi.

昔に紫の葉を食べて蘇ったお話から紫蘇の漢字ができているそうですが、葉よりも、写真の紫蘇の実、とても良い香りでした。庭に天日干しされていた梅干しと、それを毎年つくっていた祖母のことを思い出しました。

梅干しに使うことしか知らなかったのですが、インターネットで検索してみると、なすの赤紫蘇漬け、実と枝の天ぷらにしたり、刺身の醤油に入れたり、赤紫蘇ジュースもあるし、ふりかけ(ゆかり!)、紫蘇塩ポテト和え、あぁ、おいしそう、唾が溜まって、もうダメ。

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Next Ikebana Workshop, Class, Demonstration in Wye Valley, Wales, UK

Spring Term 2018
Date: 9th January and 15th February. 27th February and 29th March.

Day: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday daily

Time: 10:00-12:00, 13:00-15:00

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Cost: £50 includes floral materials to take home, drinks and snacks.
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Tamayo Hussey
She uses Ikebana form for her art work. She has returned from Holland and starts her class again in January 2018.