MAITAKE

Trails to Oishii Tokyo

28m 00s
Broadcast on October 5, 2022 Available until October 5, 2025

Maitake are popular mushrooms packed with aroma and umami. Their uniquely firm texture is perfect for tempura and stir-fried dishes. The development of cultivation technology has taken the once elusive variety from the depths of the wild to local shops, all year round and at affordable prices. Visit a mountain farm outside Tokyo to see how they're grown using natural spring water, then feed your appetite at a French restaurant specializing in mushroom dishes. (Reporter: Saskia Thoelen)

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