TRAILS TO OISHII TOKYO (formerly called Trails to Tsukiji) takes an in-depth look at Japanese food available at Tokyo's iconic market, where every kind of fresh food, from seafood to produce, is gathered from around the country. The program traces unique Japanese foods from the market back to their original source. Past episodes included: "Abalone," called "the treasure of the sea" in Japan; "Oysters," which the Japanese have been eating for 4,000 years; and "Green Tea," the country's popular beverage of choice.

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Trails to Oishii Tokyo

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Today, we focus on the king of fruit, mango. Though often thought of as a tropical fruit, they are also grown in Japan. Large, delicious, gorgeous Japanese mangos are traded at incredibly high prices, and are often given as gifts. Our reporter visits a mango grower in Kyushu to learn more about the secrets behind the production of this high-end fruit. Also enjoy unique seasonings made from mango.

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Today we focus on Aji, or horse mackerel, one of Japan's most popular types of fish due to it being both delicious and economical. Seki-aji is a rare fish caught in the tides of the narrow straits of Kyushu known for its outstanding umami. Experienced fishermen must read the tide and rely on their intuition. Our reporter goes out to fish with one such expert, and also visits a high-class sushi restaurant to learn about Aji sushi preparation methods that vary according to fish size.

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This episode focuses on bread. From hearty baked goods, unique baking methods, to bread used for sushi, discover new ways to enjoy one of the world's oldest man-made foods.

  • 2020-04-08T00:30:00-07:00
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