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February 25, 2015 in Culinary / (0) comments

Feb25
Strukli

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

Sep26
Cantucci

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

June 16, 2014 in Culinary Recipes / (0) comments

Jun16
Gorgonzola

Here’s a recipe for a delightful appetizer that we learned from a chef who is a native of Abruzzii that “is easy to prepare and always a crowd-pleaser.”  This dish is best served in a small (2 quart), deep terra cotta pot, but a round casserole dish can be used. A Terra Cotta pot is made out of clay and… Read More

Agriturismo

The Maremma region, located in Tuscany’s southwest corner, is a wonderful place to visit and explore its preserved Etruscan traditions, rugged mineral-rich hills, 400 miles of picturesque coastline and booming agritourism industry. In Etruscan times, the naturally marshy lands were drained by underground canals in order to make use of its nutrient-rich coastal plains. In the latter years of the… Read More

March 03, 2014 in Culinary / (0) comments

Mar03
Apple Pie (2)

A pastry is basically any food made from dough consisting of flour, water, and shortening. However, that general description can be used as the base for an almost unquantifiable amount of unique and delicious dishes from around the world. And here at VBT we know a little something about world travel. As experiencing the native cuisine in your travel destination… Read More

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