Category: Cooking Videos

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November 3, 2020

By Peg Kern

A History of Sandwiches and a Sandwich Recipe

Filed Under  Cooking Videos, Food History, Kitchen Tips, Recipes, Italy, USA

It's national sandwich day, and we're asking ourselves: do sandwiches exist in the cuisine of every country in the world? What defines a sandwich? Does a wrap count? What about a sandwich in pita? A burrito? A spring roll? A crepe? Let's make things easier and say that to be a sandwich, it has to have something 'sandwiched' between two pieces of bread. One piece of bread folded over doesn't… Read
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June 10, 2020

By Peg Kern

Announcing New Online Cooking Classes from Italy with TIK!

Filed Under  Cooking Videos, What's Up at TIK, Italy

We are thrilled to announce that The International Kitchen is now offering online cooking classes from Italy. Our online cooking classes include amazing, authentic Italian recipes, lessons in English for your convenience, and a variety of dishes to suit your tastes. You can book a class for yourself, pending availability, or for you and your friends and family. Why not cook and visit with your loved ones during a virtual… Read
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March 13, 2020

By Peg Kern

Recipe for Lemon Macarons

Filed Under  Cooking Videos, Kitchen Tips, Recipes, France

Macarons are one of our favorite desserts. Light, airy, chewy, and delicious, they are naturally gluten free, and easy to make dairy free if you have a mind to the filling. My kids like to make them too, and they've gotten pretty good at it! Watch our video on making Almond Macarons: Check out our one-day cooking classes in Paris. A couple tricks to making a good macarons: first, make… Read
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December 10, 2019

By Peg Kern

Recipe for Lemon Posset

Filed Under  Cooking Videos, Food History, Recipes, United Kingdom

We have a new obsession in our house, and it's lemon posset (pronounced "paw-set"). Fabulously simple (it has only 3 ingredients), stunningly luscious, it is our new favorite dessert. What is a posset? We know it as a creamy, lemony dessert from Britain that a bit like a pudding. Browse more of our recipes.  An online search reveals that it was originally made with milk curdled with spiced wine or… Read
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August 29, 2019

By Peg Kern

What Is a Baguette? Plus a Baguette Recipe

Filed Under  Cooking Videos, Food History, Kitchen Tips, Recipes, France

Bread is a staple of many destinations we offer for our food tours and cooking vacations, and perhaps the best examples of this are France and Italy, where bread making is a true art. In France, the classic and famous baguette is perhaps one of the most instantly identifiable culinary products in the world. So what is a baguette? A baguette is basically defined by three things: a long, thin… Read
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November 29, 2018

By Peg Kern

The Best Chicken Noodle Soup

Filed Under  Cooking Videos, Kitchen Tips, Recipes, Italy, USA

I've decided to share my recipe for The Best Chicken Noodle Soup. We're in the heart of soup season, one of my favorite times of year. Not only am I obsessed - OBSESSED! - with homemade broth, as a working mom I love anything that can be made in one big pot and that can serve the next day as leftovers. Of course, at TIK we're also all about doing… Read
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