The Complexity of Japanese Kaiseki, Now in Israel

The kaiseki meal of chef Aki Tamura, of the Minato restaurant in Herzliya, includes between seven and 12 courses, depending on the availability of the raw ingredients on any given day

The first course consists of hot eggplant soup with tofu, shiitake mushrooms and asparagus tempura. The earthy, smoky flavor of the thick soup is replaced...