Trails to Tsukiji

Yamaimo

Season 1, Episode 13 of 52

Japan's mountain yams, yamaimo, are an extremely versatile ingredient. Grated, they're enjoyed on rice in a sticky yet delicious paste. When cooked, they take on a range of textures and flavors. On this episode, we visit farmers to discover the labor-intensive methods used to create perfect yams, explore a centuries-old restaurant that offers a variety of traditional yam-based dishes, and even see how they're used to create sweet Japanese confections.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
7/25/2018
3:30 p.m.
7/26/2018
1:30 a.m.
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