Candace Fertile

On the Flavour Trail; Recipes by Island Chefs’ Collaborative Edited by Christabel Padmore, Touch Wood Editions, 184 pages, $29.95 Reviewed by Candace Fertile The richness in variety and flavour of locally sourced food on and around Vancouver Island is undeniable. The Island Chefs’ Collaborative (ICC) was founded in 1999 to promote sustainable local production, and […]

Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Van Dyck: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London Seattle Art Museum until May 19, 2013 $20 adult, $17 senior, $12 student and teen; free for 12 and under Reviewed by Candace Fertile Fabulously rich people can afford fabulous art collections, and the First Earl of Iveagh, Edward Cecil Guinness (1847-1927) (yes, that Guinness) […]

Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese Douglas & McIntyre 221 pages, $21.95 Reviewed by Candace Fertile Richard Wagamese’s fifth novel, Indian Horse, is a must-read for Canadians as it marries two aspects of the country, one full of glory and one full of shame: hockey and the residential school system. Saul Indian Horse is a young […]