Global Kitchen

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Veggie Tales from Greece

Greek home cooks are among the best in the world at making abundant use of fresh vegetables. Often the best Greek dishes are also quite simple, letting local produce, cheese, and olive oil work together in easy harmony...

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Potato Salad: Bridging German, American Traditions

There’s nothing like gathering with friends for a barbecue to celebrate another wonderful summer. One of Americans’ favorite side dishes, potato salad is usually served around this time of year, when dill is in season in the States—but it's most popular at Christmastime in Germany. No matter when it’s made, or eaten, it’s always good when served up alongside grilled hot dogs, sausages, or bratwurst...

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Taste of Spain

Without a doubt, one of the most common comments I hear about our Spain’s Cultural Capitals and Spain & Portugal in Depth trips are about how much travelers enjoy the food. One of Spain’s most recognizable—and distinctive—dishes is paella. This one-pan specialty features a crusty, caramelized layer of rice calledsocarrat, which forms on the bottom of the pan and is mixed in with the rest of the fluffy rice for yummy, crunchy bits, bursting with flavor...

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Savory Russian Dumplings

Every culture has its own version of dumplings. China claims pot stickers, pierogies can call Poland home, and Italy boasts its famous gnocchi. Russia’s are pelmeni, meat dumplings found easily across the country—although most Russians believe they originate from Siberia because they are most often purchased frozen. Lore has it that Siberians made them by the hundreds and froze and stored them outside throughout harsh winters, but they are tasty no matter what the season...

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Belgian Breakfast, 24/7

You’ll probably smell liege before you see them on the streets of Belgium. The country’s ubiquitous waffles are sold by thousands of street vendors, and the pearl sugar used to make them makes your mouth water as the sugar pockets burst when baking, filling the air with their sweet scent. It’s enough to make someone want breakfast at all hours of the day—and you may have your opportunity on our Holland & Belgium in Springtime River Cruise...

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