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VBT Recipe: Pernilla’s Swedish Meatballs

January 5th, 2021

Check out VBT trip leader Pernilla’s recipe for Swedish meatballs below, and join her on our Scandinavia: Denmark & Sweden tour to sample other local favorites! I was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. My Grandma is from the south part of Sweden, Småland, where the famous author Astrid Lingren’s characters Emil and Ida are from. I... Read more »

VBT Recipe: Lauren’s Anzac Biscuits

December 18th, 2020

Check out VBT trip leader Lauren’s recipe for Anzac biscuits below, and join her on our New Zealand: The South Island tour to sample other local favorites! The Anzac biscuit is a sweet biscuit, popular in New Zealand and Australia, that has long been associated with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC), which was... Read more »

VBT Recipe: Andrea’s Green Lasagna

December 17th, 2020

Check out VBT trip leader Andrea’s recipe for green lasagna below, and join him on our Italy: The Dolomites, Bolzano to Lake Garda and Italy: Valleys of the Dolomites tours to sample other local favorites! Lasagna may be the first food that comes to mind when you think of Italy, but the dish is actually most strongly associated... Read more »

VBT Recipe: Jeff’s Maine Blueberry Pie

December 3rd, 2020

Check out VBT trip leader Jeff’s recipe for blueberry pie below, and join him on the Maine: Acadia National Park tour to sample other local favorites! What’s more American than blueberry pie?  Mainers take their pie very seriously. In Maine, pie is eaten for breakfast and any other time of day. During our VBT tour... Read more »

VBT Recipe: Mary Ellen’s Wicked Good Lobster Rolls

June 11th, 2020

Check out VBT trip leader Mary Ellen’s recipe for lobster rolls below, and join her on the Massachusetts: Cape Cod & Martha’s Vineyard tour to sample other local favorites! There are many wonderful highlights of our Massachusetts: Cape Cod & Martha’s Vineyard bike tour. The natural beauty, magnificent beaches, beautiful lighthouses, and stunning ocean views,... Read more »

Recipe: Roasted Broccoli and Quinoa Salad

June 19th, 2018

Summer time in Vermont brings forth a bounty of fresh produce at farmers markets and roadside stands all over our home state. If you’re searching for a light side dish or something to bring to a pot-luck, try this great recipe for VBT associate Sylvie V. for a delicious broccoli and quinoa salad. INGREDIENTS: 2... Read more »

Recipe: Amalfi Lemon Almond Cake

January 3rd, 2018

Travelers on our Amalfi Coast & Capri walking vacation will get to taste the region’s most famous citrus first hand. Known as the “sfusato amalfitano,” the Amalfi lemon is larger than one you might see in a typical grocery store here in the United States. And while a vast majority of Amalfi lemons harvested in Italy... Read more »

Recipe: Haricots Verts Wrapped in Prosciutto

December 27th, 2017

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.... Read more »

Recipe: Cantuccini di Prato

September 26th, 2017

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... Read more »

Gougeres Recipe: Cheese Puffs from Burgundy

July 15th, 2017

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... Read more »

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