Collecting Spring Sprouts


After the arrival of spring, I received call from a friend who asked me to accompany him and some friends on a hike into the forest to harvest spring bamboo sprouts.

The Hunt for Bamboo Shoots

General Manager of Southeast Asian General Operations and long time resident of the East, Steve Sandor lives in China at the edge of a great bamboo forest.  In the next two blogs, we follow Steve as he hunts for and prepares a meal of bamboo.

Plyboo Attends San Francisco Screening of "Trashed"

Last week, Plyboo Founder Dan Smith and President Angus Stocks were invited to the local screening of Trashed, an event sponsored by San Francisc

Winter Shoots

The shoots develop underground while the surface is stiil frozen, and much of the time, still covered with snow.  This is the advent of a new cycle and a new season for the moso bamboo forest which

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