These Japanese leaf plates are made of silicone and designed to look like the real thing. Flexible, microwable and dishwasher safe, these leaf plates were designed by Nao Tamura and are as beautiful as they are functional.
Called Seasons, the plates are reminiscent of South India where they serve food on banana leaves and Greece where grape leaves are stuffed with rice. For Nao, these plates are a homage to the Japanese spring treats wrapped in cherry leaves she enjoyed growing up.
The chef from Osteria Francescana in Modena has written a letter to Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, highlighting the important role of restaurants in Italy, and why now, more than ever, they need help.