Prefecture: Osaka Producer: Vegetable Park Ingredients:Granulated beet sugar (Hokkaido), red shiso (perilla leaves from Vegetable Park’s farm), organic lemon juice Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free Size:240ml Storage:Refrigerate after opening.
Considered one of Japan’s essential herbs, red shiso has a refreshing flavor similar to mint and fennel, with leaves that have a distinctive deep purple color. Traditionally, it can be foundadding flavor and a bright pink color to umeboshi (Japanese pickled plums).
This special red shiso syrup is made from fresh red shiso grown on a family farm just outside of Osaka and captures warm summer feeling of sipping a refreshing drink served by one’s obaachan (grandmother).
Vegetable Park grows their own variety of sustainable and seasonal products on their farm in Nose. The farm is run by Ayumu and Emi Ueda and their adorable young children (visit them at @vegetablepark). They share their love of agriculture with their community through the artisanal and seasonal products they create, and encourage everyone to visit their farm to experience the harvest of the land.
Suggested uses:Mix with flat or sparkling water and pour over ice for a refreshing chilled drink (ratio syrup:water = 1:3-5). Can also add your favorite alcohol to make a fun cocktail. Use as a topping on desserts like yogurt, ice cream, or cake.
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