Tag: Portugal

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January 17, 2020

By Peg Kern

New Lisbon Cooking Class and Recipe for Portuguese Custard (Leite Creme)

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

We sure are excited about our new Lisbon cooking class! We've been working with Chef Artur for our longer Portugal cooking vacations Flavors of Portugal and Lisbon Food Tour, but now we can offer his class as a one-day experience for our culinary travelers! What are "petiscos"? Your private hands-on cooking class will feature "petiscos," which are sort of the Portuguese version of tapas. Like tapas, these are small plates… Read
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September 24, 2019

By Peg Kern

Things My Mom Needs to Know Before Her Trip: The Basics

Filed Under  Travel Tips, What's Up at TIK

When my mother and a friend of hers asked about a custom-designed culinary vacation to Spain and Portugal my first thought was, "Excellent!" My second thought was, "Oh my goodness, my mother is going to have a lot of questions for me." Although not a first-time traveler to Europe (she came to visit me in Italy twice when I lived there) she is far more used to traveling in the… Read
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July 23, 2019

By Peg Kern

Five Things to Eat in Portugal

Filed Under  Destination Features, Food History, Travel Tips

Portugal is one of Europe's hottest destinations (find out why!), and it is growing in popularity each year at rapid rates. And it's no wonder! It is a wonderful, sunny country full of interesting things to see and amazing things to eat on a Portugal food tour. If that wan't enough reason to visit Portugal, you can also taste its amazing wines on our Portugal wine tours. Need more convincing?… Read
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June 25, 2019

By Peg Kern

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

Filed Under  Travel Tips, What's Up at TIK

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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April 4, 2019

By Peg Kern

Lisbon and the Algarve in the Age of Discovery

Filed Under  Destination Features

Here at The International Kitchen we are obviously focussed on the culinary side of our destinations, but that does not mean we ignore the cultural side on our wonderful vacation packages. We are all history buffs with plenty of education and experience exploring world history and culture. So it should not surprise you that one of our favorite things about our new Lisbon and the Algarve culinary tour is the… Read
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January 4, 2019

By Peg Kern

Best Destinations in Europe

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips

What are the best destinations in Europe for 2019? That's a hard question to answer, but when we look at travel trends, "hot" destinations, and our own culinary tours, we believe 2019 (and beyond) will be amazing years to visit these amazing European cities: Best European Destinations Dubrovnik Barcelona Lisbon Bordeaux Taormina Bellagio Dubrovnik Croatia has been a hot destination for several years, and it's had to pinpoint a single… Read
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