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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
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May 24, 2017

By Peg Kern

Featuring France

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Besides Paris, where we often have clients doing one-day cooking classes, pastry-making lessons, and foodie walking tours, two of our most popular cooking vacations in France are in Provence and in the Rhone Alps. Now is a good time to travel to France. The recent election has, according to our travel partners, created a positive atmosphere as we head into the busiest travel season. People are feeling good in France… Read
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December 7, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo

Le Réveillon in France for Christmas Eve and a Fig Recipe

Filed Under  Recipe, Special Occasions

The French know gourmet cuisine, which is why we feature so many culinary vacations in France. This is no more evident than on the holidays. Le Réveillon is one of the biggest meals of the year, and it's served on Christmas Eve following midnight mass. Yes, you read that right - it takes place after midnight; hence the word 'réveillon' which means 'awakening' as the dinner often goes into early… Read
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November 16, 2016

By Peg Kern

Three Things You'll See While Cooking in the French Alps

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One of our favorite cooking vacations in France is the wonderful itinerary we offer in the French Alps. Whether spring, summer, winter, or fall, this amazingly beautiful region offers fabulous food, gorgeous vistas, and all sorts of things to see and experience. As an Italophile, I'm particularly fond of the Savoie region, as the historical Duchy of Savoy was intricately tied to the formation of an Italian state under Vittorio… Read
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