Tagged: Umeboshi

Ume Blossoms 0

Ume vs. Sumomo: Japanese Plums

When it comes to Japanese plums, what comes to many people’s minds would be Ume (梅) or Sumomo (スモモ). As you may know, the original home of both is China. Sumomo has the English...

Shiso or Perilla 0

Perilla: Shiso vs. Oba leaves

Shiso (シソ/紫蘇) is an annual plant that belongs to the genus Perilla in the family Lamiaceae, and probably because of that, it is referred to as perilla in English. Shiso vs. Oba The leaf...