Souvenir Recipes

We share with you our collection of world-travelled recipes from local Chefs.
We enjoy learning how to cook truly authentic foods everywhere we travel. We take cooking classes, food tours, and interview Chefs to share the best recipes far and wide.

Paris Cooking Class: Learn How to Make French Macarons!

Eat, Europe, Souvenir Recipes, Unique Excursions and Tours By March 26, 2020 Tags: , , , 31 Comments

PrintRaspberry French MacaronsPrep 1 hour, 30 minsCook 30 minsTotal 1 hour, 60 minsAuthor Chef MartheYield 24 cookies Have time on your hands?  If you and your family are social distancing during this time of national turmoil like we are, you may be looking for ways to be creative and learn a new skill at home. Why not learn to make…


Pesto Sauce From It’s Birthplace Genova, Italy

Eat, Souvenir Recipes By December 19, 2019 Tags: , , , 12 Comments

PrintItalian Pesto SaucePrep 15 minsTotal 15 minsAuthor Cristina and Mario from CreativvandoYield 6-8 TBS of pesto We stopped in Genova during a vacation to the French and Italian Riviera’s in Summer of 2018 to learn how to make the original Pesto. Genova is the birthplace of pesto, salami, and Christopher Columbus.  My hubby Mike is such a huge fan of…


Flank Steak with Blackberry Demi at Brewery Gulch Inn, Mendocino

Eat, Souvenir Recipes By November 7, 2019 18 Comments

PrintFlank Steak with Blackberry DemiAuthor Chef Mitch Michelle PeaceYield 2 servings The recipe is from Chef Mitch Michelle Peace at the Brewery Gulch Inn. We had this incredible entrée during our fabulous stay during the Fall Season’19. Everything was farm to table cuisine sourced from the farms of Northern California. My hubby absolutely loves this dish and we hope you…


Ole’s Swedish Hotcakes at Little River Inn, Mendocino

Eat, Souvenir Recipes By October 30, 2019 1 Comment

PrintOle’s Swedish HotcakesAuthor Little River Inn This recipe is from Innkeeper, Cally Dym at Little River Inn, Mendocino, California. It’s a family recipe that’s been handed down through many generations originating from Sweden! Her husband, Chef Marc Dym, is the Executive Chef for the Inn and made these delectable hotcakes for us. It was so good, we wanted the recipe!    Here’s…


Italian Cooking Class and Feast at a Tuscan Farmhouse with Local Market Tour, Florence

Do, Souvenir Recipes, Unique Excursions and Tours By October 17, 2019 17 Comments

DO NOT MISS THIS TOUR WHEN IN FLORENCE! The most perfect day spent in Florence was cooking in a Tuscan Farmhouse perched on the rolling hills of Italy! Words cannot express the incredible hands-on experience and flavors you will eat on this full day tour. My hubby and I are big time foodies and absolutely love to cook. We try…


Authentic Tuscan Roast Pork

Eat, Souvenir Recipes By December 6, 2017 1 Comment

This recipe is straight from Tuscany! We learned to make this at a Tuscan Farmhouse in Italy during a Cooking Tour. It was part of 4 course feast and it turned out awesome! PrintAuthentic Tuscan Roast PorkPrep 10 minsCook 40 minsTotal 50 minsYield 4
 Roast Pork A traditional meat dish in Tuscany cooked to perfection. Difficulty – 2 out of…


Authentic Tuscan Gourmet Pizza

Eat, Souvenir Recipes By July 29, 2016 No Comments

PrintAuthentic Tuscan Gourmet PizzaCook 2 hours, 30 minsTotal 2 hours, 30 mins Straight from Tuscany, this recipe is from a Tuscan Cooking Tour we took in Italy. It was incredibly fresh and delicious! This pie we made ourselves and out of an Artisan Gourmet Wood Fire Oven it came. The recipe calls this to be cooked in a wood oven,…


Authentic Italian Bolognese Ragù Meat Sauce

Eat, Souvenir Recipes By July 29, 2016 1 Comment

  PrintItalian Ragù Meat SaucePrep 15 minsCook 2 hoursTotal 2 hours, 15 minsAuthor Hera MasseyYield 4
 Servings When in Florence, DO NOT MISS THE  COOKING CLASS AND LUNCH AT A TUSCAN FARMHOUSE The trip to the Italian marketplace with organic farmed ingredients and learning how to make authentic Tuscan cuisine was phenomenal.  The tour guides and chefs were all professionals…


Florentine gelato

Eat, Souvenir Recipes By July 29, 2016 No Comments

PrintFlorentine gelato We ate so much gelato in Italy! Italians love their Gelato and there are Gelato Universities everywhere. Their Gelato shops are like Starbucks in America, there’s one on every corner. On the Tuscan Cooking Class Tour, we were taught to make 2 desserts included in the 4 Course Feast. This is a great base recipe that can easily…


Ipo Coconut Bread

Eat, Souvenir Recipes By May 5, 2016 No Comments

PrintIpo Coconut Bread I ate so much Ipo Bread in Bora Bora that the Four Season’s Chef gave me their recipe. Every morning I would indulge myself with these little poofy pillows of coconut goodness. It’s measured in kg because I wanted to preserve the authenticity of the gift. But I did include a professional French Chef’s conversion chart we…


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