Tag: Burgundy

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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. Check out all of our culinary tours in France. Scallops on a Bed of Asparagus Ingredients: 24 fresh scallops,… Read
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April 30, 2019

By Peg Kern

Char-Grilled Mediterranean Vegetables from Burgundy

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At The International Kitchen we're huge fans of fresh produce and love this delicious vegetable dish from our friend Robert Ash, with whom we've been collaborating for over twenty years. Robert offers a fabulous cooking vacation and Burgundy wine tour that has long been one of our favorites. The dish is both beautiful and delicious and pairs perfectly with meat or fish, or can be enjoyed on its own (perhaps… Read
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May 11, 2018

By Peg Kern

Food and Wine Tours to France

Filed Under  Wines & Spirits

Earlier this week we talked about some of our fabulous food and wine tours in Italy and Portugal. From the northern regions of Piedmont, Lombardy, and the Veneto, to the southern Puglia, Sicily, and Campania, Italy is a great food and wine tour destination. But France of course offers a plethora of other options for our travelers looking for a more wine-themed vacation. Bordeaux is an obvious place to start… Read
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December 5, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo Hall

Ile Flottante (or Floating Island) Recipe on a French Cooking Vacation

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When it comes to Christmas celebrations in France, a lot of traditions revolve around food, and you can learn them on a French cooking vacation with The International Kitchen. A lot of those French food traditions revolve around dessert. After all, Provence has their 13 desserts for Christmas Eve! In terms of classic French desserts come the holidays, it's often the Buche de Noel (or Christmas Yule Log) that's talked… Read
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September 2, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo Hall

Burgundy Cooking Vacation: Eggs en Meurette Recipe

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Sauces are important to French cooking, and in the Burgundy countryside, the sauce meurette is one of the most popular, made as it is with red wine, along with vegetables and stocks. It's also most traditionally served with fish or eggs, rather than meat. (Even though game meat is quite popular in the region too!) While it's a simply made dish, it's not one that can be hurried. Making a… Read
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July 9, 2014

By Peg Kern

France Foodie Tours: The Wines of Burgundy

Filed Under  Wines & Spirits

What makes Burgundy, well, Burgundy? Is it the climate, considered perfect for the cultivation of grapes? Or the rich soils, which impart their character on the wines? Or perhaps the famous varietals that find their homes here? Or is it simply the fact that this region and its winemakers have been dedicated to the production of top-notch wine since the Middle Ages. In today's blog we explore one of the… Read
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