About Gastronomy


Gastronomy (ISSN 2813-513X) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on gastronomy and culinary arts. It publishes reviews, research papers and short communications. Our aim is to publish papers exploring all aspects related to gastronomic sciences and studies, such as food science, history and ethnography of foods, culinary science, cooking techniques, nutritional facts, dietetic cultures and taste sciences.


Gastronomic Sciences
  • Gastronomic engineering and technology
  • Gastro-chemistry and gastro-physics
  • Gastronomic microbiology
  • Gastronomic safety and nutrition
  • New ingredients and dish development
  • Gastronomic and sensory experience
  • By-products and environmental science
  • Psychological and cognitive sciences in gastronomy
  • Taste sciences and genetics
Culinary Science and Art
  • Culinary techniques and technologies
  • Culinary transformations and tools
  • Culinary concepts and innovation
  • Molecular gastronomy
  • Food styling and photography
  • Gastronomic design and aesthetics
  • Food art and storytelling
Social Sciences and Humanities in Gastronomy
  • Prehistory of Gastronomy
  • History of Gastronomy
  • Food anthropology
  • Food heritage and food geography
  • Gastronomic ethnobiology
  • Consumer studies
  • Gastronomic tourism and cultures
  • Food philosophy
  • Food sovereignty and food policies
  • Culinary education
  • Sustainability in gastronomy and agro-ecology
  • Food and quality of life
  • Gastronomic communication and languages
  • Food law

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

MDPI is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications.

Book Reviews

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Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Gastronomy will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2024 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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