July 17, 2018

By Peg Kern

French Culinary Tours : Intensive Cooking with TIK

Filed Under  Destination Feature

We're featuring our French culinary tours this week in honor of France's victory in the World Cup, and to celebrate last week's Bastille Day. France is one of our favorite destinations for a cooking vacation, and one that we've working in for over 20 years. No wonder: it's considered one of the culinary capitals of the world. Specifically we're featuring some of our best intensive cooking vacations in France: Gourmet… Read


August 6, 2014

By Liz SanFilippo

Food and Wine Pairings: Vouvray from the Loire Valley

Filed Under  Wines & Spirits

We've talked about Vouvray wine before on the blog -- after all, it is easily the most popular wine from the Loire Valley -- but what's the best food to pair with this white wine made with Chenin blanc grapes? Before that question is answered, you first have to figure out what kind of Vourvray you're drinking. That's not always an easy thing to do either. For one, Vouvray wine… Read


January 29, 2010

By The International Kitchen

Coffee and Baileys Crème Brulée

Filed Under  Recipe

March/April 2005 Coffee and Baileys Crème Brulée - from Gourmet Cuisine in France. Ingredients Serves 4 * 150g mascarpone cheese * 100ml double cream * 50ml milk * 1/2 vanilla pod * 2 eggs * 60g sugar * 50ml Baileys * coffee essence to taste Instructions 1. Put the cream and milk into a saucepan. Using a small knife slit open the vanilla pod and scrape out the seeds. Put… Read