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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The Japanese are one of the world's largest egg consumers. Featured in sushi and sukiyaki, eggs are an indispensable ingredient in Japanese cuisine. Japan produces several thousand types of eggs with a wide spectrum of colors and taste, to be enjoyed both cooked and raw. This episode explores a poultry farm pursuing innovative safety measures, and tastes Japanese egg culture through Tamago-yaki omelets, a popular item among Tsukiji's tourists, and Tamago Kake-gohan, fresh steamed rice topped with raw egg.

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Matcha is known worldwide as a popular ingredient in sweets. But originally, matcha is green tea leaves pulverized into micron-sized powder and mixed into hot water to make tea. We visit Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, a place where matcha is traditionally cultivated and produced, and learn how matcha is used in the tea ceremony, which is considered to encapsulate the spirit of Japanese culture and hospitality. Finally, we see how its unique bitterness is used to create a variety of novel dishes.

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