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July 25, 2017

By Peg Kern

Four Picturesque Spots to Visit

Filed Under  Destination Feature, Travel Tips

Want to take your own postcard-worthy photos on your next trip? Then get your camera ready, and head to one of these four stunning spots around the world. (We could have made this list much much longer - but these are some of our favorite spots!) Bonus: the food in all these places is pretty spectacular -- and worth taking a photo of too -- during one of our cooking… Read
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January 6, 2017

By Liz SanFilippo

6 Often Over-Looked But Not to Miss Cooking Vacations

Filed Under  Destination Feature, Travel Tips

We often get inquiries about destinations that people hear about a lot… places like Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast in Italy, and Provence in France. While we adore those regions very much, there are some other places that hold special places in our hearts, ones that are too often overlooked. Many of these are off the beaten path, but that only makes them more unique. Whether you've traveled a lot,… Read
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August 31, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo

Meet the Hosts: Peru Cooking Vacation

Filed Under  Destination Feature, What's Up at TIK

The offerings -- and potential for adventure -- are immense when it comes to our Peru cooking vacations. While the country may perhaps be best known as the home to Machu Picchu, it's expansive land mass offers much more than that too. That's what husband and wife Phillipe and Martina discovered a few years ago after traveling abroad. They now call the beautiful Amazonas region, which is surrounded by a… Read
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August 1, 2016

By The International Kitchen

Pisco Sour

Filed Under  Recipe, Wines & Spirits

While the precise origins of the pisco sour remain disputed, one thing is for certain: it's a must-try when you visit our Peru culinary tours. It's easily the most popular cocktail in Peru, in part because pisco is one of their most popular high-proofed alcohols. With its continuing rise in popularity, the brandy is also becoming easier to get in the States. So if you're looking for a sweet and… Read
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March 30, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo

Four of our Most Exotic Cooking Vacation Destinations

Filed Under  Destination Feature

When The International Kitchen started in 1994, we focused on trips to Italy. And then we expanded to France, and then to Spain. Today, over 20 years later, we're thrilled to offer destinations all over the world. Here are four of some of our most exotic destinations, and why they're worth a culinary vacation. Peru The cuisine of this South American country is some of the most diverse in the… Read
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February 4, 2015

By Liz SanFilippo

Food Pairings for the National Drink of Peru: Pisco Sour

Filed Under  Recipe, Wines & Spirits

With National Pisco Sour Day approaching -- the first Saturday of February -- we thought we'd share not only a recipe for this national drink of Peru, but what to serve it with too. While pisco sours are served at just about every bar there is in Peru, these simple cocktails can also easily be enjoyed with a meal too, which guests can discover during our Peru cooking vacation. First,… Read
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