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March 20, 2019

By Peg Kern

Foods of Lombardy on a Culinary Tour of Italy

Filed Under  Food History

Visit Lombardy on a culinary tour of Italy with The International Kitchen and learn about local specialties and gastronomic delights. Lombardy is one of our favorite destinations for a culinary tour, not only because of its amazing food and culture, but also because it is a bit less known to US travelers, and therefore provides a really authentic and intimate experience. You can experience all of these our culinary tour… Read
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March 11, 2019

By Peg Kern

Highlights of Andalusia Foodie Vacation Package in Spain: Meet Your Escort

Filed Under  Destination Feature

At The International Kitchen we know that our vacation packages are only as good as the people in charge of them: the chefs, guides, and drivers who make sure your culinary trip is what you've been dreaming of. For our newest foodie vacation package in Spain, your guide and escort Rosa will lead you from Granada to Cordoba, then to Sevilla, and finally to Malaga. 1. When did you become… Read
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March 5, 2019

By Peg Kern

Italian Culinary Trips: Recipe for Frappe for Carnevale

Filed Under  Recipe

At The International Kitchen we love the Carnevale (Carnival) season, and one of our favorite parts of Carnevale in Italy are the special pastries that appear this time of year in every pasticceria. Stroll through the streets of any city or town and you'll find in the pastry shop windows wonderful confections for this Mardi Gras season. One of the traditions in my family is to make "frappe" with my… Read
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February 25, 2019

By Peg Kern

Italy Vacation Packages: Our Favorite Tuscany Trips

Filed Under  Destination Feature, Travel Tips

At The International Kitchen, our Italy vacation packages are perfect ways to explore Italy, whether you think of yourself as a foodie or not. Our culinary trips are for private and small-group travel - no busses, no tourist traps, nothing but intimate and authentic foodie and cultural experiences. In a destination like Tuscany, where vacation packages can be overpriced and touristy, it's particularly important to have someone who knows the… Read
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February 19, 2019

By Peg Kern

Easter Vacation Packages to Italy and Greece

Filed Under  Special Occasions

Why celebrate Easter with an Easter vacation package to Europe? You can explore fabulous cultural traditions as well as special culinary traditions on an Easter vacation, and we're highlighting two of our favorites, one a special Easter vacation package on Italy's Amalfi Coast, the other a Greek Orthodox Easter vacation on the Greek island of Zakynthos. Easter Week Vacation Package on the Amalfi Coast Pasqua, the Italian name for Easter,… Read
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February 15, 2019

By Peg Kern

Carnaroli Risotto with Shrimp Bisque and Tartare

Filed Under  Recipe

We headed to Umbria for Valentine's Day... Well, in our dreams we headed to Umbria for Valentine's Day, as San Valentino was a native of Terni, Umbria. In honor of all things Umbrian, we bring this amazing recipe from Chef Eros of the Tempio del Gusto of our culinary vacation in Spoleto. Carnaroli Risotto, with Shellfish Bisque and Red Shrimp Tartare "in Its Net" Ingredients for 4 people. Ingredients for… Read
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