HOYA *RERUN
The hoya, or sea pineapple, is one of the ocean's hidden delicacies. Protected by a hard shell, the marine animal's meat offers a wide range of flavors, including rich umami. In Miyagi Prefecture, hoya aquaculture has come a long way since the devastating tsunami that followed the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011. Feast your eyes on an array of dishes featuring the edible ascidian, and discover how a restaurant in Tokyo is breathing new life into French cuisine. (Reporter: Janni Olsson)
At a wholesaler in Toyosu
Hoya fishing
Hoya sashimi
French full course