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October 31, 2018

By Peg Kern

What is the Nouvelle-Aquitaine?

Filed Under  Destination Feature

The Nouvelle-Aquitaine is a new region of France that emerged with the re-drawing of France's administrative regions that occurred in 2016. The region is one of the largest and includes the former regions of Aquitaine, Limousin, and Poitou-Charentes. We're participating in a yearly event focused on tourism in France and are reminded of the many great destinations that France has, and one of them is certainly the Nouvelle-Aquitaine. Think of… Read
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July 17, 2018

By Peg Kern

French Culinary Tours : Intensive Cooking with TIK

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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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October 21, 2016

By Peg Kern

Three things We Love About the Midi-Pyrénées

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Now part of a larger region known as the Languedoc-Roussilon-Midi-Pyrénés, this region surrounds the city of Toulouse and is not a historical region at all, but an invention of the 20th century. But that does not mean that it lacks history or isn't a great destination for our foodie tours in France! Far from it. Rather, the history runs through the many provinces that form it, such as Gascony (but… Read
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March 2, 2010

By The International Kitchen

Duck Breast in Bordeaux Wine Sauce

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What is better on a February evening than a wonderful duck or goose breast served with a warm Bordeaux wine sauce? Our Bordeaux cooking vacations will let you enjoy this dish and more while you explore one of France's most loved food and wine regions. You can try this recipe at home (served with excellent French wines) or learn it during a cooking vacation in France. Ingredients Serves 8 4… Read
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January 29, 2010

By The International Kitchen

Honey-Roasted Pork with Chestnut Confit

Filed Under  Recipe, Special Occasions

Recipe of the month from December 2009. Try this amazing holiday recipe from one of our culinary vacations in Bordeaux. It's perfect for a special occasion such as Christmas dinner, or for any cold weather month. Let us know if you would like to enjoy this and other recipes in their natural setting on a cooking vacation in France, complete with trips to local markets, wine tastings and more! Ingredients… Read
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