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June 25, 2019

By Peg Kern

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

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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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June 19, 2019

By Peg Kern

Handmade Umbricelli Pasta with Black Truffle from Norcia Culinary Tour

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Umbricelli pasta from Umbria is very similar to Tuscany's "pici" pasta, basically a thick, hand-rolled spaghetti-shaped pasta. Here the recipe, which hails from Executive chef Valentino Palmisano of the Michelin-star Ristorante Vespasia, is paired with a simple truffle sauce, which is emblematic of Norcia. You can learn to make Umbricelli and other delicious dishes during our wonderful Italy cooking tour, A Food Lover's Paradise in Norcia. Ingredients: For the umbricelli… Read
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June 7, 2019

By Peg Kern

Memorable Meals from Our Culinary Tours to Europe

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What are some of the best meals we've had on our culinary travels at The International Kitchen? And how can you try them yourself on one of our culinary tours or cooking vacations? We've had so many delicious dishes and unforgettable feasts over the years, but three that really stand out are: Living the Real Tuscan Dream For TIK Owner Richard, the meal he prepared with Chef Andrea of our… Read
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May 31, 2019

By Peg Kern

Culinary Tours for our Active Travelers

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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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May 24, 2019

By Peg Kern

Scallops on a Bed of Asparagus

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Chef Katherine of our Colors of Burgundy French culinary tour loves the fresh flavors of spring, and in particular this pairing of scallops with asparagus. Try this recipe with a glass of white Burgundy wine, or learn to make it yourself on a Burgundy wine tour or cooking vacation in France. Scallops on a Bed of Asparagus Ingredients: 24 fresh scallops, trimmed 1 lemon 1 lime 50 ml cream 50… Read
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May 14, 2019

By Peg Kern

Exploring Modernisme on a Food Tour of Barcelona

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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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