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December 27, 2017 in Culinary / (0) comments

Dec27
Harictos Verts Recipe, VBT travel blog

There are many ways to enjoy green beans so we wanted to share one of our favorite recipes that draws on French and Italian flavors. Slightly longer, thinner and decidedly more flavorful than its American cousin, Haricots Vert can be served raw, in a casserole, sautéed or dressed up in some tasty Italian cured meat. Here is a great recipe… Read More

September 26, 2017 in Culinary / (0) comments

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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

July 15, 2017 in Culinary / (0) comments

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Gougeres, France, Recipe

Do you enjoy having friends over for drinks but never know what hors d’oeuvres to serve? We thought we’d share a Gougeres recipe, one of our favorite French pastries, that will surely be a hit. It’s simple to prepare, delicious and (at least for us) is a lovely reminder of days spent biking through the Burgundy countryside and stopping at… Read More

May 27, 2017 in Culinary / (0) comments

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By Breville USA (Roasted Beet salad 4of7) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

With the onset of summer, fruits and vegetables are coming into season and our famous Farmers’ Markets are sprouting up all over the state. It seems as though at this time of year you can’t throw a stone without it landing in one of these seasonal Vermont fixtures. We thought we’d make use of the abundance of fresh local ingredients… Read More

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The Wadden Islands are an archipelago that forms much of the European barrier to the North Sea.  The westernmost group—called the West Frisian Islands— belongs to the Netherlands feature vast sandy beaches, miles of car-free bike paths, unique seafaring traditions and amazing local cuisine. Thanks to fresh seafood, foraging expertise and an unlikely scenario that brought them a famous fruit,… Read More

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