The Meaning of Rice: And Other Tales from the Belly of Japan

 

One of the top 10 books of 2017, The Meaning of Rice is about the author’s journey across Japan to discover its astounding food culture. He discovers and learns various things during his travels, from captivating future food trends to a varied cast of food heroes, from the world champion of cakes to a farmer who has dedicated his life to growing the finest rice in the world.