Country: Spain

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September 22, 2020

By Peg Kern

Indulge Yourself! Food & Wellness Tour in Spain

Filed Under  Destination Features, What's Up at TIK, Spain

If you're like most of the world these days, you're more in need of self care than ever. Treat yourself to something to look forward to, like our fabulous food and wellness tour in Spain! The dictionary defines "wellness" as "the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal." But we think it's more than that, it is, in our opinion, being of sound body and… Read
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June 19, 2020

By Peg Kern

Recipe for Salt Cod Fritters from our Spain Cooking Vacations

Filed Under  Food History, Recipes, Spain

In honor of our new virtual cooking class in Madrid offered with our friend and partner Mireia, we're exploring one of our favorite Spanish tapas dishes: salt cod fritters. Salt cod has a long history in Europe, including in the Mediterranean basin. It might seem odd to some - where this so much fresh seafood and fish to be harvested from the sea, why develop a culinary tradition around dried,… Read
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October 23, 2019

By Peg Kern

What is Spanish Tomato Bread?

Filed Under  Destination Features, Food History, Kitchen Tips, Spain

If you travel in Spain on a Spain culinary tour or cooking vacation you're sure to see bread served with a side of tomato and a clove of garlic. If you don't know about the fabulous "tomato bread" you might be at a loss how to proceed! Check out our culinary vacations in Spain. What is Spanish Tomato Bread? Pan con tomate (or "pa amb tomàquet" in Catalan) is a… Read
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August 6, 2019

By Peg Kern

History of Gazpacho: Spain Food Tours

Filed Under  Food History, Kitchen Tips, Spain

We have tasted some amazing gazpacho recipes over the years, recipes that we've learned during our culinary tours in Spain. But what is gazpacho? Just a cold tomato soup? Or is there more to this refreshing summer dish? Gazpacho comes from the south of Spain in the Andalusia region, but by now you can find it throughout Spain on our Spain culinary tours and Portugal as well during our Portugal… Read
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July 27, 2019

By Peg Kern

Visiting la Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, Travel Videos, Spain

Everyone should visit La Sagrada Familia on our Barcelona food tours and cooking vacations. We purposely leave free time in our Barcelona food tour packages so that clients can choose what they want to do in their free time, whether visit museums and monuments, shop, or experience the local nightlife. But one site we recommend everyone see is the famed Gaudí basilica. La Sagrada Familia has been under construction since… Read
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May 14, 2019

By Peg Kern

Exploring Modernisme on a Food Tour of Barcelona

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, Spain

One thing you're sure to encounter on one of our culinary tours to Barcelona, and in particular our Barcelona Foodie Adventure is the art movement known as "Modernisme" (sometimes called Catalan Art Nouveau). What does that have to do with culinary vacations? Keep in mind that all the culinary tour packages designed by us at The International Kitchen have a foodie emphasis, but that they all include cultural and historical… Read
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