Topic: Gastronomy

A Refreshing Pisco Sour Recipe

Pisco Sour Recipe

Celebrate spring with this refreshing pisco sour recipe. I share the simple cocktail recipe, a bit of history, and how you can incorporate learning how to make an authentic pisco sour in Chile or Peru on your next South American adventure.

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The Relais & Châteaux Difference

Relais Chateaux - Knowmad Adventures

Imagine yourself in an idyllic setting, enjoying fresh air and a new sense of wonderment. Now, pair that with renowned cuisine that combines flavors rich in cultural influences, local ingredients, and trend-setting techniques. This experience is what the Relais & Châteaux‎ fellowship calls the “Art of Living.”

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Quinotto: A Simple Quinoa Recipe

Simple Quinotto Recipe

Bring Peru home with this simple, yet delightful quinoa recipe. Developed by our friends in Cusco, we share a bacon quinotto with you, a quinoa recipe that is sure to have your mouth watering for more.

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Argentine Empanada Recipe: Bringing Buenos Aires to Your Kitchen

Empanada Recipe

Capturing a city in all its essence is a difficult task – the vivacity of porteños laughing loud above the noise of city buses and bustling foot traffic, brightly colored buildings and intricate architecture, fruit stands on every corner and vibrant street markets. However, your kitchen is a good place to start. Let your taste

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The Best Chimichurri Recipe – Argentine Steak Sauce

Argentine Chimichurri Recipe

It doesn’t take much to recognize that Argentina is famous for their steak. We’ve heard the locals boast about it, the magazines talk about, and the travelers rave about it. One of the reasons their steak is so uniquely delicious is because often times they pair it with a very fresh and robust chimichurri sauce. Below I

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How to Order a Coffee in Spanish

Coffee in Spanish

Mmmmmm….a view of the ocean from my balcony, the harbor is waking, the birds singing their songs. I rub the sleep from my eyes, breathe in the salty, foreign air and reach for…what’s this?! A cup of bitter, grainy Nescafe.

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Chilean Wine Country: The Next Best Vineyard Destination

Casablanca Wine Valley

The word is getting out about Chilean wine country, from established valleys like Aconcagua and Colchagua to up-and-comers like San Antonio. Chile is now challenging the best-liked wineries in California and France. With vineyards tucked into valleys between the jagged Pacific Coast and the foothills of the Andes, many within a short drive from Santiago,

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Hola Arepa: Latin American Cuisine At It’s Finest

Latin American Cuisine

Christina Nguyen and Birk Stefan Grudem are the proud creators and owners of Hola Arepa, the Minneapolis born food truck and brand new Latin American cuisine restaurant on 35th and Nicolette in South Minneapolis. Tara and I were lucky enough to enjoy a quick bite and drinks there a few weeks ago and, after having such a

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