Culinary and Cultural Tours
Join us in getting to the heart of the culture through an exploration of its tantalizing cuisine. Sample the infinite variety of regional specialties in their natural setting. Delve into the secrets of local dishes by participating in cooking classes. Also included are talks on culinary topics and visits to bustling markets to learn about the herbs, spices and condiments that are prevalent in regional cookery.
We also see the major tourist sights, yet still have time to shop and relax along the way. You’ll come away with a knowledge of the culinary traditions and a deep appreciation of the magnitude of history and culture.
Our Culinary and Cultural Tours are perfect for those with special dietary needs. Because we work closely with all of our chefs on our tours, we can easily accommodate dietary choices and restrictions.
Do you have limited mobility? We can make special arrangements to accommodate most limited mobility situations. Please ask when inquiring about our tours.
Culinary Travel Guides
All Guides 40% off!
Intertwining history, geography and diet, the award-winning EAT SMART culinary travel guidebook series published by Ginkgo Press educates travelers and takes them to the heart of a culture, through an understanding and appreciation of its cuisine. The guides have two extensive dictionaries (one for menus and one for markets), authentic recipes from chefs to be savored as a preview or reminiscence of one's visit to foreign destinations, as well as the low down on regional specialties, useful phrases, and travel and shopping trips.
Don't leave home without these compact but very complete guides to what's on the menu, what's in the market, what's on your plate and what you can ask for as you travel.
Read it and Eat: Eat Smart in Mexico
August 24, 2019 | 6PM
Pasture and Plenty
2433 University Ave, Madison, WI
Join culinary expert and local publisher, Joan Peterson, for our August Dinner with the Author series at Pasture and Plenty in Madison. Joan will be featuring her culinary travel book "Eat Smart in Mexico." Executive Chef Edward Chwae will be preparing five delicious dishes inspired by recipes in the book. Joan will discuss the dishes, Mexican food from a historical standpoint, and her experiences in Mexico. Join us for a memorable family-style Mexican dinner! Tequila tasting and beverage pairings included.
flauta | angel tortilla | fresh salsa
cebiche de jicama | angel tortilla crisps
Ensalada de napoles
mole poblano con puree de papas
Arroz con leche y chocolate yucateco
PLUS you will receive your own copy of "Eat Smart in Mexico!" Couples may choose a second Eat Smart title from the following: Germany, Brazil, Denmark, Peru, Poland, India, France, Norway, Turkey, Portugal, or Sicily.
Eat Smart in Mexico is a celebration of Mexican cuisine and one of fourteen titles in the authoritative Eat Smart series. It contains a rich historical perspective on the origins and varieties of Mexican food and extensive background on delectable regional dishes. Spanish phrases are included to make your culinary adventure even more successful.