This delicacy has been enjoyed by people over thousands of years in East Asia. Nowadays, people normally have to pay high price to be able to taste the fresh picked shoots, but you will be able to enjoy them with a reasonable price if you don’t mind to get canned or frozen products.
Bamboo shoot is the sprout of the Bamboo, the plant grow out of the ground in spring. Timing is important when picking the plant, if it is too late, it will be too old to consume. Bamboo shoots grow very fast and some of the spices can grow more than 100cm per day.