Country: Portugal

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January 17, 2020

By Peg Kern

New Lisbon Cooking Class and Recipe for Portuguese Custard (Leite Creme)

Filed Under  Destination Features, Recipes, What's Up at TIK, Portugal

We sure are excited about our new Lisbon cooking class! We've been working with Chef Artur for our longer Portugal cooking vacations Flavors of Portugal and Lisbon Food Tour, but now we can offer his class as a one-day experience for our culinary travelers! What are "petiscos"? Your private hands-on cooking class will feature "petiscos," which are sort of the Portuguese version of tapas. Like tapas, these are small plates… Read
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December 23, 2019

By Peg Kern

New for 2020: Food Tours and Cooking Vacations

Filed Under  Destination Features, What's Up at TIK, France, Italy, Portugal

Here at The International Kitchen we are excitedly looking forward to 2020 and a season full of wonderful food tours and cooking vacations. Our repeat travelers will also notice a new emphasis on on wine tours and new destinations. So what are we most excited about for 2020? Paris, Paris, and more Paris We're thrilled by our newest additions to our Paris food tours and Paris culinary vacations. We now… Read
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July 23, 2019

By Peg Kern

Five Things to Eat in Portugal

Filed Under  Destination Features, Food History, Travel Tips, Portugal

Portugal is one of Europe's hottest destinations (find out why!), and it is growing in popularity each year at rapid rates. And it's no wonder! It is a wonderful, sunny country full of interesting things to see and amazing things to eat on a Portugal food tour. If that wan't enough reason to visit Portugal, you can also taste its amazing wines on our Portugal wine tours. Need more convincing?… Read
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June 25, 2019

By Peg Kern

It's Not Too Late for Summer Travel with TIK!

Filed Under  Travel Tips, What's Up at TIK, Greece, Italy, Portugal, United Kingdom

If you're a procrastinator you might have found that summer crept up on you and you have no summer travel plans! But we still have spots left at some of our favorite culinary vacations and food and wine tours. Mediterranean Cooking Experience Travel to the Amalfi Coast and stay in a boutique 5* hotel while participating in one of our favorite and longest-running Italy food tours. Cook in the amazing… Read
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May 31, 2019

By Peg Kern

Culinary Tours for our Active Travelers

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, What's Up at TIK, Croatia, Italy, Peru, Portugal

All of the travelers on culinary tours with The International Kitchen like to eat - these are foodie trips, after all! But a lot of our travelers like to balance the eating on our cooking vacations with physical activity such as biking, hiking, and even yoga and other specialty sports. It can make the perfect pairing to help you earn the extra food you'll inevitably eat on a cooking vacation,… Read
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April 4, 2019

By Peg Kern

Lisbon and the Algarve in the Age of Discovery

Filed Under  Destination Features, Portugal

Here at The International Kitchen we are obviously focussed on the culinary side of our destinations, but that does not mean we ignore the cultural side on our wonderful vacation packages. We are all history buffs with plenty of education and experience exploring world history and culture. So it should not surprise you that one of our favorite things about our new Lisbon and the Algarve culinary tour is the… Read
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