The attraction of the tree is universal and timeless; trees represent mystery, protection and worship. From the trees of good and evil in medieval manuscripts to the 19th century symbolist vision, trees have always intrigued and fascinated mankind. Contemporary artists, too, continue to be very fond of this element of nature, trying to capture its essence. The theme is an inexhaustible source of inspiration for artistic disciplines as diverse as painting, sculpture, video and photography.
Twenty-two delicious dishes from the book “Kaiseki Recipes” (or Japanese haute cuisine) are photographed step by step and clearly described. Both the beginner and the seasoned cook will find something to their liking in these gems of Japanese cooking.