Tag Archive for Red shiso

2017/06/04 Summer Vegetable Garden

Summer vegetable garden, finally vegetables started to grow after chilly Spring. I am so happy all vegetables growing so well and I am so grateful I could keep cooking these vegetables for my daily dishes.

Chayote Squash growing so well.

Japanese pumpkin growing well too.

Red Shiso leaf is volunteer growing from last year. 

Cabbage sharing with bugs

Rhubarb

Japanese Cucumber

Fava Bean

Japanese Eggplant

Kale

Black Soy Bean

Peanuts

Norabo

Turnip

Fudansou

Trefoil

 

 

 

2016/08/17 Summer Vegetable Garden

Summer vegetable garden, all vegetables growing so well.

Summer garden

Trefoil

Trefoil

Green Onion

Green onion

Turnip

Turnip

Fudansou

Fudansou

Basil

Basil

Arugula, I keep for seed

Arugla

Cabbage

Cabbage

Japanese Pumpkin

Japanese Pumpkin

Japanese Cucumber

Japanese Cucumber

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash

Chayote grew tall now

Chayote

Red Shiso leaf

Red Shiso leaf

Black Soy Bean

Black Soy Bean

Japanese Pepper

Japanese Pepper

Squash

Squash

Green Shiso

Green Shiso

Many varieties of Tomato

Sweet 100

Sweet 100

Yellow Tomato

Yellow Tomato

Berkeley Tie Dye Heart

Wild Bore Tomato

Celeb Tomato

Celeb Tomato

tomato

Bosnian Tomato

Bosnitan

Roma

Jersey

Runner Bean

Runner Bean

Poor pumpkin, it is stuck in the fence….

pumpkin

Today’s harvest

harvest

 

2016/06/11 Vegetable Garden

Finally vegetables growing so fast and can not catch up to cook all of them. Some of them start flowering….

These are growing now.

Trefoil

Fudansou/Japanese green leafy vegetable

FudansouBasil

Turnip

Bok choy

Cabbage

Japanese Cucumber

Japanese PumpkinCIMG0011

Chayote SquashCIMG0013

Peas

Runner Beans

Spaghetti Squash

Red Shiso

Eggplant

Black Soy Bean

Tomatoes

2014/8/26 Soy Bean & Red Shiso

Soy beans are getting big now.

Soy Bean

Soy Bean

I harvested today.

Soy Bean

Soy Bean

Rinsed & Boiled.

Boiling soy bean

Boiling soy bean

Crunchy & Sweet!

Boiled soy bean

Boiled soy bean

Red Shiso leaf grew so tall now, taller than me. Started getting flowers.

Red shiso

Red shiso

I harvested red shiso leaves, I had more than 1kg!

Red shiso leaves

Red shiso leaves

I rinsed & boiled.

Boiling red shiso

Boiling red shiso

Made shiso juice about 9L, then running out containers.

Shiso juice

Shiso juice

After I made shiso juice, I made simmered shiso leaf with anchovies. This is furikake/rice garnish.

Furikake/rice garnish

Furikake/rice garnish

 

 

 

 

 

2014/07/07 Summer Vegetable Garden

Summer vegetables growing now.

Summer Vegetable Garden

Summer Vegetable Garden

Runner Bean

Runner Bean

Runner Bean

Norabo leaf

Norabo leaf

Norabo leaf

Japanese Pumpkin

Japanese Pumpkin

Japanese Pumpkin

Fig

Fig

Fig

Bosnian Tomato

Bosnian Tomato

Bosnian Tomato

Boir Tomato

Boir Tomato

Boir Tomato

Soy Bean

Soy Bean

Soy Bean

Arugula

Arugula

Arugula

Genovese  Basil

Genovese Basil

Genovese Basil

Kale

Kale

Kale

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Red Shiso

Red Shiso

Red Shiso

Japanese Cucumber

Japanese Cucumber

Japanese Cucumber

Bosnian Paprika

Bosnian Paprika

Bosnian Paprika

Morocco Bean

Morocco Bean

Morocco Bean

Green Shiso

Green Shiso

Green Shiso

I harvested Japanese cucumber, tomato, Morocco bean, Japanese eggplant, Norabo leaf, Kale.

Vegetables from garden

Vegetables from garden

 

Japanese cucumber with home made miso, very tasty!

Cucumber with miso

Cucumber with miso

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013/08/17 Deborah’s Palm Open House

I joined the open house at Deborah’s Palm for Healthy Cooking Class fall kick-off.

I harvested red shiso leaves from vegetable garden and made shiso juice. I brought the shiso juice for sample tasting.

Red Shiso

Red Shiso

Boiled for 5-6 minutes.

Boil red shiso leaves

Boil red shiso leaves

Boiled

Boiled red shiso

Boiled red shiso

Add brown sugar and fruits vinegar.

This is Shiso Juice.

Shiso juice

Shiso juice

Open House table setting

Open House table setting

Open House table setting

I brought Red shiso plant from garden for the information and tomatoes for sharing.

Red shiso plant

Red shiso plant

Also I brought brown rice ball for tasting which has chopped red shiso leaf inside after I made juice.

Brown rice ball

Brown rice ball

All 24 brown rice ball gone in the morning.

Music band played nice music. Many people were interested in healthy cooking class and signed up for the September 20th dinner class.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013/06/27 Pickled Plum dried in the sun

Finally it cleared up and sun shinny today.

I made pickled plum on 5/13.

Pickled plum & plum syrup

Pickled plum & plum syrup

Picked up red shiso from garden.

Red shiso

Red shiso

Added and soaked in pickled plum for one month.

Pickled plum with red shiso

Pickled plum with red shiso

Dried in the sun

Pickled plum in the sun

Pickled plum in the sun

Dried pickled plum, red shiso, plum vinegar together. Will leave them for three days and nights.

Pickled plum, red shiso

Pickled plum, red shiso

 

 

 

 

2013/05/13 Spring Vegetable Garden

Now spring vegetable garden looks like this. Finally vegetables started growing for one month.

Vegetable garden

Vegetable garden

1st row1st row

1st row

 Runner BeanRunner bean

Runner bean

 Boir Tomato, I seeded in February and grew in balcony, but still very small.Boir tomato

Boir tomato

 

JP Cucumber, I seeded but only one came out and I bought two plants.JP cucumber

JP cucumber

 

Spaghetti squash, I seeded in February, now growing everyday.Spaghetti squash

Spaghetti squash

 

JP PumpkinJP Pumpkin

JP Pumpkin

 2nd row2nd row

2nd row

 Komatsuna, seeded few weeks ago, snails are eating. I hope they grow fast enough before got eaten.Komatsuna

Komatsuna

 MizunaMizuna

Mizuna

 Cabbage, seeded last Nov. and finally start growing.Cabbage

Cabbage

 Green Onion and Chives, over grown and keep them for seed for next year.Green onion

Green onion

 3rd row3rd row

3rd row

 Cherry Tomato, seeded in February but still very small.Cherry tomato

Cherry tomato

 JP Eggplant, bought two plants because seeded one but did not grow well.JP Eggplant

JP Eggplant

 Red Shiso leaf, voluntarily came out and grew so well.Red shiso

Red shiso

 4th row4th row

4th row

 Bell Pepper, bought one plant because seeded one did not grow well.Bell pepper

Bell pepper

 Celery, grew so big now. I made deep fried celery leaf which was very tasty.Celery

Celery

 Morocco BeanMorocco Bean

Morocco Bean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012/07/28 Shiso Juice

I had a plan to visit the university alumni friend who was hospitalized @her assist living.

I harvested a lots of red shiso from garden, I made shiso juice for her.

Red shiso

 

I scaled them and I got about 3kg shiso leaves.

Boil for few minutes.

Boiling shiso leaves

 

Red shiso’s purple color changed to green after boiled.

After boiled, the leaf color changed to green

 

The boiling liquid colored dark purple. Add brown sugar, and vinegar.

This is red shiso juice, very pretty purple color.

Red shiso juice

 

2012/07/28 Vegetable Garden

This if the snap shot for the vegetable garden now.

Runner Bean exceptionally well grown.

Runner Bean

 

Green shiso grew from seed last year naturally.

Green shiso

 

Peanuts is growing, I seeded first time.

Peanuts

 

Japanese Cucumber

Japanese Cucumber

 

Spaghetti Squash, I planted spaghetti squash, Japanese pumpkin, and zucchini in a same plot. Spaghetti squash is yellow color. I think this is the hybrid kind.

Spaghetti squash

 

Japanese pumpkin

Japanese pumpkin

 

Tomatoes, I seeded so many kinds of tomatoes this year. I do not know which is which. Tomatoes are very slow this year.

Tomato

 

Red shiso, I pulled out all red shiso and just left 2 of them for seed.

Red shiso

 

Carrot

Carrot

 

Salad Burdock

Salad Burdock

 

Morocco Bean grew very well and I harvested a lot,  enjoy Morocco bean every day.

Morocco bean