This is a super-refreshing drink that is perfect for summer afternoons. A nashi pear (or Asian pear) looks like a pale-yellow apple. Although it is called a pear, the taste and texture are quite different from European pears. It has a high water content and is fresh, crisp and juicy, with a beautiful aroma.
Mix the sugar with
Put four small glasses in the fridge until you are ready to serve the cocktail.
Put the pear flesh in a blender and blend until it is smooth. Add
When the pear mixture has reached the desired consistency, remove it from the freezer. Blend in the shiso or mint leaves and pour into the chilled glasses. Garnish with extra shiso or mint to serve.
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