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February 25, 2016 in Culinary / (0) comments

Eggplant Parmigiana, Sicily, Cooking Class

Travelers on our Sicily: Biking the Southern Coastal Villages tour will get to learn how to make a traditional Italian dish, Eggplant Parmigiana, during an included cooking class while staying at the Killikoros Country resort and Spa outside of Noto. VBT Sales Trainer, Laura B., recently returned from this vacation and shared with us the wonderful recipe for what she… Read More


We don’t mean Elvis, nor the royal home of the Whopper. We’re talking about the German king of vegetables now that it’s white asparagus season. Germans (and many Swiss and Austrian neighbors) are a jubilant bunch of eaters especially with the arrival of spargel—as the German’s call it—the ghostly-white stalk that heralds “spring is here!”  It’s the first crop of… Read More

March 15, 2015 in Culinary / (0) comments


Caroline J, a longtime associate who seemingly worked in every department at VBT over the years has shared one of her favorite recipes to make a delicious and healthy Salade Nicoise.  Caroline is an avid gardener and supporter of Vermont’s renowned farm-to-table movement and loves making this dish in the summer time when her garden is bursting with fresh veggies,… Read More

February 25, 2015 in Culinary / (0) comments


Travelers on our Slovenia, Austria & Italy biking tour will learn how to make this traditional Slovene dish during a cooking demonstration on day 5. Typically made from buckwheat dough which is flattened, štruklji is often filled with either sweet or savory ingredients and rolled up, baked (or fried or boiled) and cut into slices to serve. For those of… Read More

September 26, 2014 in Culinary / (0) comments


Learning about the local culinary traditions of a destination is one of the focal points of any VBT vacation. Each tour includes most meals as well as either cooking classes, demonstrations or tastings designed to give you more insight into native cuisine. One such cooking class is offered on our Tuscany by the Sea biking tour where travelers get to… Read More


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