Skip To Content
- Blog -
Topic Search

Tag: Culinary

Start & Finish a Thanksgiving Feast with Rudi’s Recipes

Start & Finish a Thanksgiving Feast with Rudi’s Recipes

Next week is Thanksgiving in the United States. Most homes serve up a delicious turkey as the main course, surrounded by all of the trimmings. Those vary from family to family and might include mashed potatoes, greenbean casserole, sweet potatoes topped with toasted marshmallows, corn, and cranberries in some form – whether it be whole,…   read more of “Start & Finish…”

‘A Taste of De Librije’ Debuts on Eurodam

‘A Taste of De Librije’ Debuts on Eurodam

As you’ve read about on the Holland America Blog, last year the company debuted a new alternative dining option exclusively aboard ms Rotterdam called “Taste of De Librije” featuring the cuisine of Culinary Council member and Michelin Three Star Chef Jonnie Boer. Given its popularity and success as an alternative dining option, the line has…   read more of “‘A Taste of…”

A World of Culinary Choices on Each Cruise

A World of Culinary Choices on Each Cruise

Cuisine is an important part of every vacation, and no more so than on a Holland America Line cruise. From casual dining in the Lido to culinary creations by celebrity chefs, each dining experience is a gastronomic event. Do you like to dine on regional specialties and exotic flavors or do you tend to stick…   read more of “A World of Culinary…”

On Location: Australia & New Zealand

On Location: Australia & New Zealand

With Volendam and Oosterdam recently arriving at Australia, the “On Location” program is in full swing on Australia and New Zealand cruises. “On Location” brings local traditions, culinary tastes and cultural experiences to life both on board and off to deepen guests’ appreciation of the destinations they are exploring. Guests who travel Down Under will…   read more of “On Location:…”

In Memoriam: Chef Charlie Trotter

In Memoriam: Chef Charlie Trotter

We are profoundly saddened by the news of the passing of Charlie Trotter, one of America’s greatest chefs and a founding member of the Holland America Line Culinary Council. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult time. “Our relationship with Charlie went beyond being business colleagues,” said Stein Kruse,…   read more of “In Memoriam: Chef…”

What Cruise Activities are Most Popular? Fans Speak!

What Cruise Activities are Most Popular? Fans Speak!

A cruise is more about visiting beautiful and interesting places. Today, the ships are the destinations as well, with so much to do, see and learn while onboard. Whether it’s a sea day with hours of free time to spend indulging in all of the shipboard activities, or a port day when the ship is…   read more of “What Cruise…”

On Location: Mediterranean Barbecue

On Location: Mediterranean Barbecue

When I found I was going on a “Mediterranean Adventure” on the Nieuw Amsterdam I thought that the adventure would be the ports of call. Exciting places like Toulon, Palermo and Naples. What I had not realised was that most of the adventure actually took place on board! Thanks to Holland America’s new initiative called…   read more of “On Location:…”