Monk - Light and Shadow on the Philosopher's Path

Author(s): Yoshihiro Imai; Naomi Reis (Translator); Emmy Reis (Translator); Yuka Yanazume (By (photographer)); Julia Hasting (Designed by)

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An evocative and personal chef monograph -- and an ode to wood-fired cooking -- from Japan's exciting emerging chef


monk is the story of Yoshihiro Imai's 14-seat, seasonally inspired restaurant, set on the cherry blossom-lined Philosopher's Path in Kyoto.


Through personal essays, reflections, recipes, and photography, Yoshihiro describes stories of the farmers, makers, and exceptional ingredients -- from foraged vegetables to herbs and flowers -- that inspire his omakase-style menu, explains why cooking with fire is central to the restaurant, and traces the evolution of the unpretentious, innovative, and flavorful pizza for which he is now renowned globally.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781838662547
  • : Phaidon Press Limited
  • : Phaidon Press Ltd
  • : 0.3
  • : April 2021
  • : 2.35 Centimeters X 20.5 Centimeters X 27 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Yoshihiro Imai; Naomi Reis (Translator); Emmy Reis (Translator); Yuka Yanazume (By (photographer)); Julia Hasting (Designed by)
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 641.5952
  • : 240