A versatile combination of cilantro and mint with spicy overtones. Recipe uses: A Japanese herb commonly used as a purple dye, a garnish for sushi, or deep-fried as tempura. It has also been Americanized. A great addition to any type of salad (green, fruit, tomato, pasta, or chicken), rice, or cold noodles. Use it in drinks and float in a mojito or lemonade.