Australian/Japanese food writer and blogger, Emiko Davies, has lived in Tuscany since 2005. With a background in Fine Art, photography and Art History, she began a blog devoted to traditional and historical regional Italian cuisine in 2010. She has written about Italian cuisine for the Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne's The Age, The Guardian, Saveur Magazine, and writes extensively (in Italian) for Corriere della Sera's food website, Cucina Corriere. She is a long-time contributor and columnist for Food52 and has recorded a number of podcasts about Italian recipes for SBS Radio (Australia). Florentine: The True Cuisine of Florence, published by Hardie Grant Books (March 2016), is her first cookbook.