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May 11, 2018

By tik3

Food and Wine Tours to France

Filed Under  Wines & Spirits

Earlier this week we talked about some of our fabulous food and wine tours in Italy and Portugal. From the northern regions of Piedmont, Lombardy, and the Veneto, to the southern Puglia, Sicily, and Campania, Italy is a great food and wine tour destination. But France of course offers a plethora of other options for our travelers looking for a more wine-themed vacation. Bordeaux is an obvious place to start… Read
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December 5, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo

Ile Flottante (or Floating Island) Recipe on a French Cooking Vacation

Filed Under  Recipe, Special Occasions

When it comes to Christmas celebrations in France, a lot of traditions revolve around food, and you can learn them on a French cooking vacation with TIK. A lot of those food traditions revolve around dessert. After all, Provence has their 13 desserts for Christmas Eve! In terms of classic French desserts come the holidays, it's often the Buche de Noel (or Christmas Yule Log) that's talked about the most.… Read
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September 2, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo

Burgundy Cooking Vacation: Eggs Meurette Recipe

Filed Under  Recipe

Sauces are important to French cooking, and in the Burgundy countryside, the sauce meurette is one of the most popular, made as it is with red wine, along with vegetables and stocks. It's also most traditionally served with fish or eggs, rather than meat. (Even though game meat is quite popular in the region too!) While it's a simply made dish, it's not one that can be hurried. Making a… Read
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January 29, 2010

By The International Kitchen

Filo Pastry Parcels of Four Cheeses

Filed Under  Recipe

Recipe of the month from June 2009 A delectable recipe from the wonderful Robert Ash Cookery School in Burgundy. We consider this one of our best cooking vacations. Try this tasty recipe at home or cook with Chef Robert himself on a culinary vacation in France! Ingredients 225 g (about 8 oz) of grated, strong cheddar cheese or 60 g (2 oz) each of grated parmesan, mozzarella, cheddar and stilton… Read
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