Trails to Tsukiji

Pumpkin

Season 1, Episode 30 of 52

Pumpkins are known around the world, but Japan's are known for their strong, sticky-sweet flavor, and are eaten throughout the year in many ways, such as boiled and fried as tempura. Japan's over 30 types of traditional pumpkins, which originated in Portugal, took on many unique forms thanks to Japan's varied climate, and all have their own interesting shapes and textures. Discover where they are grown and the simple ways in which they are cooked to retain their delicious flavor.

Previously Aired

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11/28/2018
3:30 p.m.
11/29/2018
1:30 a.m.
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