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A Slice of Italy in Bright

With easing restrictions and borders opening, it was great to be back on the road and hosting our first tour for the year, our Bright Cycling & Gourmet Escape, and what a rewarding experience it was. With beautiful warm weather, a great group of likeminded people, and some fantastic food and wine…. it felt like …

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a bowl of gnocchi with a gorgonzola sauce and a glass of red wine

Our Top 7 Gnocchi Tips. What they often don’t tell you in the recipe books.

We experience many amazing gnocchi dishes on our Italian cycling tours and so recently we decided to venture into the world of gnocchi making as part of our virtual Italian experiences enjoyed with tour guests. One of the first things you realise when you decide to make gnocchi is just how variable the recipes are. …

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An Italian mixed antipasto on a table

Antipasto Toscano; a cooking celebration of the seasons

At Tuscan gatherings of family and friends, antipasto is almost always served at the start of a meal, with a collection of plates and platters of varying tastes presented in the middle of the table.  Always a celebration of seasonal produce, the dishes vary from season to season, with a couple remaining constant throughout the …

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Two riders cycling in country Victoria

A slice of Italy right here at home. Local tours released.

We’re excited to release our local Riding & Gourmet Escapes to Bright and Daylesford in Victoria for later this year. Carefully selected for their Italian connection, amazing riding and stunning accommodation, over 4 days we’ll enjoy a riding, non-riding and food & wine experience to remember, in both of these beautiful regions. Bright, Alpine Valley, …

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