Ph. D. Tvrtko Zebec, moderator of the roundtable. Will present the Institute’s activities of field research to the scientific interpretation of the art of preparing food performed by ethnologist Ph. D. Melanie Belaj, Ph. D. Jelena Ivanisevic Caput and Ph. D. Marina Blagaic with special emphasis on the coordination of seven participating countries (Cyprus, Greece, Croatia, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Portugal).