While, with the development of the tea ceremony, being affected by the "Honzen Cooking", "Kaiseki Cooking" was developed on the basis of the concept and the cooking technology of "Shojin Cooking". The arrangement of "Kaiseki Cooking", consisting of one kind of soup and three side dishes, is a dish becoming basic of the current Japanese meal-style, while being particular about seasonal foods, and minding it that the space auspicious decoration.
Even if "Honzen Cooking" dish was luxurious, we had to eat cooled down meal, because "Honzen Cooking" was for ceremonies and was cooking ahead. But "Kaiseki Cooking" laid emphasis on enjoying eating, so provides the warm thing warmly, the cold thing coolly. It was regarded as important that I valued the event of the temporary place. It is the dish which expressed mind of "ichigo-ichie" of the tea ceremony.