Manuela Darling-Gansser is an inveterate traveller, passionate cook and writer of food and travel cookbooks. She has produced five coffee table cookbooks featuring the food, culture and lifestyle of Northern Italy, Sardegna the Swiss Alps and Sicily. Manuela was born in Lugano, the Italian speaking part of Switzerland and now lives in Sydney Australia. She spends much of her time travelling the world, collecting recipes and travel information to share on her site and in her books. Her style of writing is personal, informative and involving, her recipes simple but delightful. Manuela is the quintessential travel/foodie.