Recipe: Potato Salad with Eggs and Mustard Vinaigrette

Warm weather means backyard BBQ’s and pot luck dinners! At the Fort Collins office we have been enjoying an abundance of boiled local eggs during staff lunches, so we’re excited... Read More »


Recipe: Spanish Bocadillos

Bocadillos  or typical Spanish sandwiches are made on a long, tubular barra de pan (think baguette). The sandwich is usually made of some combination of cured ham, cheese, tomato, tuna,... Read More »


Recipe: Provençal Greens Soup

In Provençe this soup is typically made from locally foraged greens, so if you can improvise with your favorite leafy greens! Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 leeks, cut... Read More »


Recipe: German Chocolate Cake

If you ask a German about German chocolate cake you will likely hear a response the to the effect of – “never heard of it”. This is because German Chocolate... Read More »


Recipe: Grandma’s Gnocchi

After Cycling Hidden Tuscany Plus! Tufa Towns, some of our travelers returned home with a newfound love of gnocchi.  This recipe will (hopefully) give you a taste of Tuscany no... Read More »


Recipe: Simple French Crepes

Whether you’re in the mood for sweet or savory, this simple French staple can be home to any number of fun fillings! Ingredients ¾ cup sifted flour Pinch of salt... Read More »


Recipe: Grilled Lamb Kebabs With Flavors of Greece

Recipe: Grilled Lamb Kebabs With Flavors of Greece If you’ve just finished reading about Cycling Ancient Greece From Sparta to Kalamata Plus! Pylos and can’t wait to get a taste... Read More »


Recipe: Pesto Genovese

Recipe: Pesto Genovese Gardening season is here and that means many of us have bunches of basil just begging to be used. Here is a pesto recipe perfect for turning... Read More »


Recipe: Shredded Brussels Sprout and Kale Salad

Shredded Brussels Sprout and Kale Salad Brussels Sprouts and Kale are hardy vegetables when it comes to surviving the winter growing season. We love to use them in salads during... Read More »


Recipe: Two(ish) ingredient Truffles

Recipe: Two(ish) Ingredient Truffles Because February is synonymous with chocolate, we figured a delicious truffle recipe is the perfect way to get creative in the kitchen and whip up a... Read More »


Recipe: Slow-Cooker Root-Vegetable Confit

Recipe: Slow-Cooker Root-Vegetable Confit This root-vegetable confit is another great winter recipe you that you can adapt with whichever root vegetables happen to be in season or available near you.... Read More »


Recipe: Spanish Paella

Recipe: Spanish Seafood Paella Paella is commonly referred to as one of Spain’s national dishes, though more specifically it is a regional specialty of Valencia. Originally, the dish was made... Read More »


Recipe: Beet, Fennel and Goat Cheese Salad

Beet, Fennel and Goat Cheese Salad Living on the edge. I’m always sad to see days grow shorter as I know summer is coming to an end, but I do... Read More »


Recipe: Nonna’s Granita

Nonna’s Granita Tour Leader Andrea Garreffa shares one nonna’s (grandma’s) granita recipe When the heat of summer settles in, Italians reach for a refreshing glass of granita – the way... Read More »

ExperiencePlus! Chile Wine Bicycle Tour


Recipe: Empanadas

Recipe: Empanadas A Chilean Classic While you can find Empanada’s across much of Latin America, they are considered a national dish of Chile, and are prepared in as many ways... Read More »


Recipe: White Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce and Potatoes

Hands-down, my absolute favorite season is spring! Back in my home of Bavaria, nothing says spring like crisp morning sunshine, song birds celebrating the long-awaited explosion of blossoms and blooms... Read More »


Recipe: Cuban Style Black Beans and Rice

Cuban Style Black Beans and Rice … Black beans and rice is a staple dish in Cuban cuisine. Depending where in Cuba you find yourself, you’ll taste regional twists on... Read More »


Recipe: Kale and Roasted Squash Salad

Recipe: Kale and Roasted Squash Salad What’s the most flavorful ingredient? Whatever is in season. As you travel through Europe you will notice most restaurants only serve meals made from... Read More »


St. Clare’s Recipe for Paletta Di Mandorla: Almond...

St. Francis’s Favorite Treat This Recipe hails from the Umbria region of Italy and is traditionally served on the feast day of St. Francis. Supposedly, this is one of the... Read More »

Recipes,  Destinations: Spain

Spanish Tapas

Simply Spanish Tapas: Entertaining Made Easy The first time I traveled to Spain I ordered a glass of wine in a bar and along with it came a tiny assortment... Read More »

Destinations: Germany,  Recipes

Recipe: German Pretzel

Search For The Perfect Pretzel Bavaria Is Hard To Beat I love travel for the endless opportunity to experience new cultures and cuisines. As a German native, one of the... Read More »


Recipe: Belgian Endive and Grilled Apricot Salad

Bitter Sweet The Belgian endive takes on both tastes Belgian endives, sometimes called white gold, are a versatile ingredient that can be served raw or cooked. When served raw, endives... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  Recipes

Recipe: Insalata Di Farro (Cold Farro Salad)

Umbria’s Great Grain A versatile and easy addition to summer meals. Walk through a farmers market in Italy and you’ll experience the country’s deeply rooted passion for fresh food. Noses... Read More »

Destinations: Chile,  Recipes

Recipe: Chile’s Take on the Pisco Sour

The Pisco Sour Cool drink. Hot debate. After a day of cycling along the stunning beaches of Chile’s Central Coast and landing in the little fishing village of Duao, ExperiencePlus! riders... Read More »

Destinations: Denmark,  Recipes

Recipe: Denmark’s Rye Bread – Rugbrød

Denmark’s Dark, Healthy Rye Old Meets “New Nordic” Cuisine Thoughts of cycling through Denmark likely take your mind to charming Danish towns, coastlines sculpted by striking fjords, and retired Viking... Read More »

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