Cooking is a dialogue with ingredients on hand. Besides, above all, hands, nose and many different senses start to move before thinking with my head. "The honesty of body" pulls consciousness. The architect and writer who struggles with manic depression cooks every day and says, "I sometimes thought "I wanted to die", and I guess the reason for feeling that way is that I didn't cook." From "Cook."
"February 13 2019
from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"