Shiso Pickled Cucumbers

Shiso, also known as Perilla, is a floral tasting herb that is most often used in Japanese cuisine. Sushi chefs use Green shiso under sashimi. Ume boshi (pickled Japanese apricots) is cured with red shiso. It’s a versatile herb but not one that pairs well with...

Bright, Simple Gazpacho

The irony of the August garden is that every early morning harvest brings a new platter of tomatoes and every sweltering afternoon inspires food reticence. This is why the great ancients invented gazpacho. Gazpacho, the cold soup of Spain, takes on many forms and many...