Kaiseki: The Exquisite Cuisine of Kyoto's Kikunoi Restaurant

Author(s): Yoshihiro Murata


In the same way that Kaiseki itself is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate, chef Murata's Kaiseki is at once a cookbook and a work of art. This sumptuously illustrated volume features-in seasonal format-the style of cooking that began as tea ceremony accompaniment and developed into the highest form of Japanese cuisine. Kaiseki celebrates the natural ingredients of each season with a spectacular presentation. After a front section explaining the history and components of kaiseki cuisine, Yoshihiro Murata, the third generation owner/chef of Kyoto's famed Kikunoi


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YOSHIHIRO MURATA is the third generation owner/chef of Kikunoi, a Kyoto-based kaiseki restaurant, with a branch in Tokyo. The work of photographer MASASHI KUMA has appeared in numerous publications, including Voce and GQ. This is his first book.

General Fields

  • : 9781568364421
  • : Kodansha America, Inc
  • : Kodansha America, Inc
  • : November 2012
  • : 297mm X 238mm X 23mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Yoshihiro Murata
  • : Hardback
  • : 2nd edition
  • : 641.5952
  • : 192
  • : Colour Photographs