Green Shiso Cordial
A very herbaceous tasting cordial with shiso, also known as Japanese Nettle, that is often used in Asian cuisine.
Top it with soda for a shiso soda or blend with sake and ginger beer for a Japanese mule!
This cordial was created for one of the drinks we made in our pop-up Palo Cortado. It was a Japanese inspired Moscow Mule with Fino Sherry and sake.
Place 35 g of green shiso leaves in a jug and add 150 g of white sugar
Add 12 g of citric acid and ½ tsp of ascorbic acid
Add 500 ml of room temperature water and blend
Strain through a cheesecloth. The green shiso cordial is ready
Top with soda for a shiso soda or blend with sake and ginger beer for a Japanese mule. Enjoy!
Yield 550 ml
Green Shiso35 g
Citric Acid Powder12 g
Ascorbic Acid½ tsp
White Sugar150 g