Kansha: Celebrating Japan’s Vegan and Vegetarian Traditions is an artful and practical cookbook featuring plant-based cuisine that has been crafted with Kansha, a Japanese word for an aesthetic philosophy of respectful appreciation.

Already widely respected as an authority on the Japanese cuisine, Andoh uses the book to showcase a creative, sustainable and holistic approach in the kitchen, offering more than 100 elegant and well-crafted vegetarian recipes.

With goals of both sensuality and stewardship always in mind, Andoh’s offers us dishes where not just each ingredient but also each aspect of each ingredient is fully emphasized and utilizedl, minimizing waste and heightening pleasure as part of one celebratory practice of respect.

With attractive photography throughout, Andoh’s book is a pleasure both to use and peruse and is worth returning to time and again for both reference and reflectlon.