Tag: Veneto

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May 9, 2018

By Peg Kern

Food and Wine Tours with TIK

Filed Under  Destination Features, Wines & Spirits

Good food and good wine are the hallmarks of any great trip if you ask anyone at TIK! Whether you are traveling on a cooking vacation in the rolling hills of Tuscany, or the volcanic shadow of Mt. Etna or Mt. Vesuvius, whether enjoying a culinary tour in the esteemed vineyards of Bordeaux to the high-altitude region of Mendoza, Argentina, great food and wine tour destinations make great cooking vacation… Read
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July 17, 2017

By Peg Kern

Three Reasons to Try Our New Five-Star Retreat in the Veneto

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips

We love the Veneto region and are always surprised that it's not more known among our clients. We understand that Venice is the main attraction. It's Venice! But there are a lot of beautiful and interesting towns in the Veneto (Verona! Treviso! Borghetto!), not to mention the gorgeous countryside from the Adriatic Sea up to the Dolomite Mountains. The cuisine is of course influence by this landscape and varies as… Read
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July 10, 2017

By Darlene Pereda

Venice: Beauty Is Truth, Truth Beauty

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, What's Up at TIK

Exit Stazione di Venezia Santa Lucia, and, wow! A feeling you will never forget. I’m finally here and it’s magical. Everything from that first moment at the train station to the very last look as you depart for your next destination will stay with you forever. Venice is beautiful in pictures but in person it’s beyond words. Whether you’re there for a quick stop or a long stay, your travels… Read
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November 23, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo Hall

Pane Rustico (or Rustic Bread) Recipe from Italy

Filed Under  Recipes, Special Occasions

While the Thanksgiving table is often packed full of a variety of dishes, don't forget about the bread, whether it's roll or a loaf (or even cornbread)! One of the reasons we love bread on the table with a meal, whether it's Thanksgiving or not, is to clean our plates of gravy and sauces with the bread. Plus the bread is good to have on hand for after Thanksgiving when… Read
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November 11, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo Hall

Risotto with Parmesan Cheese Recipe from the Veneto

Filed Under  Destination Features, Recipes

A drive through the lovely countryside of the Veneto on a culinary tour in Italy with TIK will often mean passing rice mills as well as rice fields. So it should come as no surprise that rice dishes play an important part of the gastronomy of the region. Risotto is one of those dishes -- or should we say many? After all, risotto is a versatile dish; not only can… Read
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February 11, 2015

By Peg Kern

Ricotta Tart and Prosecco: A Perfect Pairing

Filed Under  Recipes, Wines & Spirits

Prosecco is one of our favorite Italian wines. While it does not carry the same weight or reputation as the great Italian wines, it does not aim to: it is simple, refreshing, and when made properly, a perfectly delightful wine. Learn more about the wines of the Veneto. Like many sparklers, it pairs well with most foods, from Venice's famous "cichetti" appetizers, to cheese, pastas, seafood, and of course desserts.… Read
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