Japanese chestnuts are known for their hearty texture, subtle sweetness, and size! Ones from Obuse are especially large. Experience a harvest there and feast your eyes on traditional "chestnut rice." We also dig into how a European dessert called Mont Blanc evolved into a uniquely Japanese delight. Explore new horizons, including French cuisine featuring fall truffles and Japanese chestnuts. (Reporter: Chiara Terzuolo)
Chestnut rice
Chiara eating chestnut rice
The original Japanese Mont Blanc cake
Chestnut fricassee