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Mar 17 to 24, 2007

Turkish cuisine is a true gastronomic crossroads, astonishingly rich and varied, with Far Eastern, Central Asian, Iranian, Anatolian, and Mediterranean layers. Award-winning chef Ana Sortun, who uses all these flavors in her cooking, served as our guide as we enjoyed cooking demonstrations, a...

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Nov 9 to 14, 2006

In November 2006, 76 journalists, scientists, importers, retailers and chefs from the US, UK and Japan joined Oldways and Oldways Italia for a week-long culinary tour of Puglia, including an educational program on the benefits of olive oil and Mediterranean food culture. Educational sessions...

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Jul 3 to 10, 2006

Traveling to Tuscany with Oldways and celebrated chef Jody Adams unveiled new layers of the cuisine of this quintessentially Italian region. Based in Florence, we roamed its Renaissance-era streets, from the Mercato Centrale to the Uffizi. Day trips took us to San Gimignano, city of towers; to...

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Nov 7 to 14, 2005

Sicily’s history has made its cuisine a rich mix of the favorite foods of each of its many conquerors, from the Phoenicians, Romans and Carthaginians to the Arabs, Normans, and Germans. With guidance from Ana Sortun and farmer Chris Kurth, we visited fish markets, vineyards, a cheese research...

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