Question: How do you ferment shiso?

Wash shiso leaves and remove stems. Stack the leaves putting a fine layer of sea salt in between every other leaf. Put the leaves into a glass or ceramic bowl with just enough pure water to cover. Leave for several hours or overnight.

How do you sprout shiso?

Shiso is typically started from seed. To improve germination, soak the seeds in water for 24 hours before sowing, and then sow the seeds outdoors right in your garden or raised bed. The plant prefers full sun but isnt finicky about soil.

How do you salt shiso leaves?

Salted shiso leaves Just wash and dry the leaves carefully, and pack down in a non-reactive container (glass, ceramic, plastic or enamel - not anything metal) sprinkled with salt between each leaf. Leave, well covered, in the refrigerator for at least a few days.

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