• Image of Tofu of Kansas

Text: Iris Moulton, Kinugoshi Kit: Julie Lee, Photographs: Daniel Rolf

Tofu of Kansas places two modest subjects, a bland pre-historic food and an American Great Plains state, under one examination light.

Starting with a tour of a small tofu factory in Kansas, the book quickly widens to take in pre-history, history, present and future: from a mythical birth, to Song Dynasty poetry, to Henry Ford swinging an ax into a soy-paneled car, to Chris Penn using soy as a secret contraceptive on television, to the reader watching literal tofu (made from the kit attached to the book) coagulate in their fridge