preserving shiso

I have some shiso leaves that need preserving!

Tess's Japanese Kitchen

This summer I haven’t used the shiso from my garden nearly enough. What was I saving it for?
One doesn’t need complicated recipes, shiso is the catalyst that makes even the simplest dish dance. Summer tomatoes love umeboshi, and shiso makes the music—
see my recipe for shiso spaghetti.
Now is one last chance to take advantage of my shiso—probably preserved leaves will be pale memory of itself, but in grey winter, it could seem magic.
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