I usually try and share a fun and upbeat story with you on Friday although lately, I’ve been so busy that hasn’t happened. But then I got thinking, “Why on earth don’t I share those stories at the BEGINNING of the week? Friday’s already mean fun!” And so, with that in mind, check out the video below from Great Big Story!

Apparently, Japanese people in the town of Minoh have been making maple leaf tempura, or “momiji” for over 700 years. That’s right, maple leaves you can eat! (But don’t just go out and deep fry some leaves, not all are edible.)