Global Kitchen

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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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Destinations: Russia

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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Indulging in Italy

For me, it’s nearly impossible to think about traveling in Italy without getting hungry—and the unbelievable variety of regional Italian cuisine goes far beyond what you’ll find served on red-checkered tablecloths at your local “red sauce” restaurant. To give us a true taste of Italy, I asked Grand Circle Program Director Giulio Passariello to share some of his favorite recipes: A unique take on lasagna and a hearty (and healthy) whole-grain soup...

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Succulent Spring Feast

The French have a way of making even the most bourgeois meal sound glamorous—take cassoulet for instance. A rich casserole named for the earthenware dish in which it’s cooked—cassole—it typically includes white beans and meat. Slow-cooking is essential, as allowing the liquid to boil can cause the beans to burst and lose their skins...

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Russia: Soup & Salad to Warm the Soul

We’ve been feeling winter’s chill here at our Boston headquarters: days spent in cozy sweaters and boots, drinking hot beverages, and enjoying the pleasures of warm nights indoors with a book. If there’s anywhere in the world that can rival a New England winter, however, it has to be Russia...

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