Tangy and salty, umeboshi is a savory plum pickle made of fiercely tart ume plum, colored naturally by red shiso leaves. Yumé Boshi achieves the soft texture, bright tartness, and beautiful red color from authentic traditional methods.
A Japanese meal staple, long regarded as a folk remedy for hangover and morning sickness. Eat it with steamed rice, add to soups and braises, or use it in sauces. Stronger taste than your usual pickle; a little goes a long way!
It's low in calories yet contains a good amount of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber -- giving you the most nutrition bang, not just flavor, for your buck.
Ingredients: ume plums, sea salt, red shiso leaves
Net wt: 4.5 oz (small)
Keep in a cool place, avoid direct sun. Refrigerate after opening.
About Yumé Boshi: Yumé Boshi is a small food producer located in Oakland. They make Japanese preserves the way Japanese grandmas used to -- in small batches, using traditional and artisanal methods. They use simple ingredients like sea salt and organic cane sugar and all of their fresh ingredients are locally sourced -- ume plums, red shiso leaves, etc.
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