Trails to Oishii Tokyo

Shark meat has been eaten in Japan since ages past. It's often used in old-school Japanese soul foods such as Oden. We visit Aomori Prefecture, where shark is still eaten regularly, to discover traditional methods for catching and consuming shark, including a collagen-rich dish good for the skin and another excellent for overall health. Join us as we dive into the world of sharks in Japan!

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Trails to Oishii Tokyo

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.

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