A Feast for the Eyes, by Yoshio Tsuchiya

 

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  When arranging food in a shallow dish, the arrangement should rise above the rim like a mountain above the clouds.

 

In a deep bowl, the food should come to just below the edge to suggest cedars reaching from a valley.

 

 

A Feast for the Eyes: The Japanese Art of Food Arrangement, by Yoshio Tsuchiya, Kodansha International, p. 41

 

 

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