The Gastronomic Tale: A Link between Japanese and Italian Food Culture
Creation and Development of a Book Series for Italian Readers
This paper focuses on the project of creation, development and publication of a series of books on Japanese food culture within the Italian publishing scene. We will have a chance to discuss the importance of Japanese food and culture’s storytelling, and to examine the peculiar choice of this kind of narration, as well as the gastronomic tale as a link between Japanese and Italian cultures. Lastly, this paper will provide a few ideas on the nourishment of the gastronomic conversation between Italy and Japan after the pandemic.