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June 03, 2011 in VBT Community / (0) comments

Jun03
Machu Picchu, Peru

Ty McDonald and Dylan Dann left Brunswick, Maine Monday, May 23 and are en route to San Diego, CA. They are riding to support and raise money for the Kelly Brush Foundation and will be raffling a VBT tour to Tuscany, which a supporter has donated on their behalf, as part of their fund-raising efforts. The Kelly Brush Foundation is… Read More

May 26, 2011 in Italian Recipes Italy Tuscan Recipes / (0) comments

May26
Machu Picchu, Peru

There is tremendous pride in the regional offerings of food and beverages in Italy. From north to south, the uniqueness of the climate, soil, and methods of preparation create food and wine that can be found only in that province or region. This is quite apparent when you see the array of cheese, sausage, and especially wine in markets and… Read More

Machu Picchu, Peru

Enjoy duck marinated in a delicious mahogany brown mushroom sauce finished with a walnut and parsley chive mixture…. Bon Appétit! http://www.burgundytoday.com/gourmet-traveller/chefs-recipes/duck-breast.htm   Breast of Duck with Mushrooms and Walnuts Serves 8 4 breasts of duck, trimmed of all membranes 500 gms (1lb) white mushrooms, thoroughly washed and cut into quarters or eighths depending on size 4 shallots, peeled and finely… Read More

May 24, 2011 in France French Recipes / (0) comments

May24
Machu Picchu, Peru

Hope you left room for some dessert so that you can indulge in this delectable bittersweet chocolate tart filled with a creamy chocolate custard. Bon Appetit ! http://www.burgundytoday.com/gourmet-traveller/chefs-recipes/chocolate-tart.htm     Bittersweet Chocolate Tart Makes a 23 cm (9 in.) tart For the pastry shell 1 plump vanilla bean 2 large egg yolks, at room temperature 60 gm ( ½ cup)… Read More

May 20, 2011 in Peru Peru VBT Community / (0) comments

May20
Machu Picchu, Peru

On our Peru: Machu Picchu & the Sacred Valley Walking Vacation, travelers visit Ollantaytambo, where the homes and streets have not changed dramatically since Incan times.  Our travelers have their choice of places to eat for lunch, including Hearts Café.  Hearts Café, run by Sonia Newhouse, is not only known for its delicious cuisine but its also known for its… Read More

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