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 »



15-Minute Pasta Recipe: Strozzapreti

Strozzapreti “STRANGLE THE PRIEST” A PASTA STEEPED IN TRADITION Preparing and having lunch together is a long-held tradition for staff at the Farm, our headquarters in Italy. This simple, delicious... Read More »

Cycling The Italian Lakes District


Manzo All’Olio Di Rovato or Rovato Beef

Manzo All’Olio Di Rovato Or “Beef In Oil” A tip of the “Priest’s Hat”  from the Franciacorta Region of Northern Italy An Italian alternative to a classic Sunday beef roast, try... Read More »

Cappelletti - from Romagna


Cappelletti in Brodo

Thanks to my parents’ crazy idea that maybe – just maybe – people would want to travel the world by bike, I grew up spending May through September in Italy from when... Read More »

Grandma Zoisa's farm in the foothills of the Tatra Mountains


Recipe: Paczki or Polish Donuts

In between the rolling hills of Sierockie, Poland, Grandma Zoisa lives quietly in a tiny village with a population of around 500 residents. The Tatra Mountains watch over her small... Read More »

Afternoon at an outdoor cafe



I am beside myself with excitement about our new cycling tour that goes from Copenhagen to Berlin! One reason is a food item you will undoubtedly encounter along the way... Read More »

ExperiencePlus! cyclist in the Dolomites


South Tyrolean Apple Soup

Don’t you love South Tyrol and its unique mix of Italian and Austrian culture, languages, tradition and cuisine? On top of its cultural fascination, to me South Tyrol is the... Read More »

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