Japanese Cuisine - Kaiseki Ryori

A traditional Japanese dinner consisting of several small courses and beautifully presented.

Though Japan has been significantly influenced by western culture, including food, its traditional cuisine still remains. Kaiseki Ryori is a traditional Japanese dinner consisting of several small courses, usually about ten. Each course is beautifully presented in special dinnerware and often things from nature, such as flowers or tree leaves, accompany the dish for decoration.

Photograph taken by Jonathan Lathigee
c. 2004
JAPAN
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