Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2012

192 Pages | 170 full-color pages, 90 full-color photos

9 x 11 3/8 inches

ISBN: 9781568364421

Bookseller Code (02)


The Exquisite Cuisine of Kyoto's Kikunoi Restaurant

Yoshihiro Murata and Foreword by Nobu Matsuhisa
Foreword by Ferran Adrià and Photographs by Masashi Kuma

A Publication of Kodansha USA

  • Murata is a prominent chef in Japan whose 3 restaurants have earned a total of 7 Michelin stars
  • Photographs are as exquisite as the cuisine it celebrates
  • Kaiseki is based on natural, seasonal ingredients and gorgeous presentation
  • Insightful text explains history, components, preparation, and philosophy of kaiseki and how it's evolved over the years
  • Book was a James Beard Award nominee for photography
  • Includes glossary of terms and exact recipes from the restaurants

Also of Interest