Main ingredient? Nadia Lim …. and a dash of Josh Emett, Julie Le Clerc, and Nici Wickes

I recently blogged about my growing collection of New Zealand cookbooks and I am delighted to confess I have just added another.  As a librarian responsible for the acquisition of New Zealand material, I was lucky enough to have Nadia Lim’s new cookbook pass across my desk, and what a beauty it is. Nadia Lim’s Good Food Cookbook is cram full of healthy, delicious and easy recipes – as soon as … Continue reading Main ingredient? Nadia Lim …. and a dash of Josh Emett, Julie Le Clerc, and Nici Wickes

Venice – of dams and cruise ships…

I am happy to admit that I am in love with Venice. I don’t think I have ever felt so overwhelmed (in a good way) by any other place I have visited. Before I arrived in Venice, I read widely, both fiction, and non-fiction so that I could acquaint myself with the city’s main attractions, the Venetian people, the culture, and of course the problems facing Venice, especially to … Continue reading Venice – of dams and cruise ships…