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June 7, 2019

By Peg Kern

Memorable Meals from Our Culinary Tours to Europe

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What are some of the best meals we've had on our culinary travels at The International Kitchen? And how can you try them yourself on one of our culinary tours or cooking vacations? We've had so many delicious dishes and unforgettable feasts over the years, but three that really stand out are: Living the Real Tuscan Dream For TIK Owner Richard, the meal he prepared with Chef Andrea of our… Read
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May 31, 2019

By Peg Kern

Culinary Tours for our Active Travelers

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All of the travelers on culinary tours with The International Kitchen like to eat - these are foodie trips, after all! But a lot of our travelers like to balance the eating on our cooking vacations with physical activity such as biking, hiking, and even yoga and other specialty sports. It can make the perfect pairing to help you earn the extra food you'll inevitably eat on a cooking vacation,… Read
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May 24, 2019

By Peg Kern

Scallops on a Bed of Asparagus

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Chef Katherine of our Colors of Burgundy French culinary tour loves the fresh flavors of spring, and in particular this pairing of scallops with asparagus. Try this recipe with a glass of white Burgundy wine, or learn to make it yourself on a Burgundy wine tour or cooking vacation in France. Scallops on a Bed of Asparagus Ingredients: 24 fresh scallops, trimmed 1 lemon 1 lime 50 ml cream 50… Read
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May 14, 2019

By Peg Kern

Exploring Modernisme on a Food Tour of Barcelona

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One thing you're sure to encounter on one of our culinary tours to Barcelona, and in particular our Barcelona Foodie Adventure is the art movement known as "Modernisme" (sometimes called Catalan Art Nouveau). What does that have to do with culinary vacations? Keep in mind that all the culinary tour packages designed by us at The International Kitchen have a foodie emphasis, but that they all include cultural and historical… Read
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May 7, 2019

By Peg Kern

Food and Wine Trips to the Amalfi Coast

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At The International Kitchen we have a lot of favorite destinations. Let's face it, travel is our business, and we'd happily take any of our own tours! But when it comes to choosing favorites, Italy's Amalfi Coast and the Campania region are definitely toward the top of the list. Southern Italy (sometimes called il Mezzogiorno) has a lot to offer the culinary traveler from Naples to Calabria, from Puglia to… Read
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April 30, 2019

By Peg Kern

Char-Grilled Mediterranean Vegetables from Burgundy

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At The International Kitchen we're huge fans of fresh produce and love this delicious vegetable dish from our friend Robert Ash, with whom we've been collaborating for over twenty years. Robert offers a fabulous cooking vacation and Burgundy wine tour that has long been one of our favorites. The dish is both beautiful and delicious and pairs perfectly with meat or fish, or can be enjoyed on its own (perhaps… Read
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