Trails to Oishii Tokyo

28m 00s
Broadcast on December 16, 2020 Available until December 16, 2023

Some 200 varieties of Togarashi peppers are cultivated in Japan, most of which are dried and used as spices. We visited the largest production site to lend a hand in the fiery red fields and discovered special techniques for enhancing pungency and umami. "Super-spicy" foods ranging from snacks to full meals are a recent craze in Japan. Find out more as our reporter stands up to the challenge! (Reporter: Janni Olsson)

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