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December 18, 2018

By Peg Kern

The Best Culinary Vacation in Scotland

Filed Under  Destination Feature

We think we have the very best culinary vacations in Scotland, and our travelers seem to agree, as they have rated our Undiscovered Scotland trip 5 out of 5 stars. Discover authentic Scotland and live like a local for a week during this authentic foodie vacation. If you never considered Scotland for a culinary vacation, think again: as a recent culinary traveler commented, "We cooked an array of Scottish foods… Read
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December 13, 2018

By Peg Kern

Recipe for Santa Lucia Buns

Filed Under  Recipe, Special Occasions

Santa Lucia Day is celebrated December 13. Her legend says that she carried food to persecuted Christians hiding in the catacombs, and that she was guided by a candle-lit-wreath she wore on her head. For this reason Saint Lucy Day celebrations frequently feature a child sporting such a wreath and walking through the dark winter - a wonderful sign of December in many parts of the world, but particularly in… Read
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December 11, 2018

By Peg Kern

New Luxury Morocco Culinary Tour with TIK

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We have a new culinary tour - in Morocco - and we couldn't be more excited. We love adding new culinary vacations to the already great list of trips we offer. We have a ton of wonderful cooking vacations in Europe, so it's especially fun when we find new culinary tours in non-European destinations. Our new Morocco culinary tour features many of the things you love about our tours, including… Read
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December 7, 2018

By Peg Kern

Culinary Vacations in Italy: The Foods of Norcia

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What's the best place for a culinary vacation in Italy? Nestled in the hills of central Umbria is one of the world's best foodie destinations, a small medieval town called Norcia. Although not large in size, it is large on the culinary scene for being home to some of Italy's most distinctive products. It is also known as the birthplace of Saint Benedict and his sister, Saint Scholastica. Lenticchie di… Read
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November 29, 2018

By Peg Kern

The Best Chicken Noodle Soup

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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 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 things… Read
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November 19, 2018

By Peg Kern

Barcelona Cooking Vacation: Mercat del Ninot

Filed Under  Destination Feature, Travel Tips

I have to confess, when doing a market tour in Barcelona my first thought was "what's the Ninot market and why aren't we going to the Boqueria?" It's true that the Boqueria market off the city's main "Rambla" is one of the largest, oldest, and most well-known markets in Europe, but Barcelona is peppered with over 40 local markets, including the Mercat el Ninot in the town's Eixample district, which… Read
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