Edo, Japan—Samurai Dining and Zen Aesthetics
Lecture no. 24 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
Contemplate the traditional Japanese reverence for nature as reflected in their respect for the natural flavors of all foods. Study the elements of Japan’s refined and elegant cuisine, the origins of sushi, and the aesthetics of ritualized manners, decoration, and presentation in the world’s first restaurant-based food culture.