Shiso Green CressPackaging: BOX OF 16 PUNNETS
Shiso Green Cress, Koppert Cress
The taste of Shiso Green combines very well with (raw) fish.
It fits very well on a plateau of cheese, in a salad and on a sandwich. As fresh tuna fish is widely available, try raw tuna tartar in combination with the Shiso Green it is a winner. Another option is making it part of a Beef Carpaccio.
Shiso Green is commonly used in Northeast Asia. Hardly any fish is eaten without the green leafed herb. One reason is the preventive effect of this plant towards food poisoning (Not a bad idea if one considers that most fish is consumed raw). Both the green and the red Shiso are known in Asia as ingredient against food poisoning, with conserving characteristics and the ability to improve intestine activity.
Availability and storage
Shiso Green is available year-round and can easily be stored for up to seven days at a temperature of 12-16°C. Produced in a socially responsible culture, Shiso Green meets the hygienic kitchen standards. The product is ready to use since it is grown clean and hygienically.
- Latin Name
- crassostrea gigas