This Sunday, families and loved ones in countries all over the world will gather to celebrate Mother’s Day – an occasion where we get to say thank you and spoil moms for all the wonderful things they do. This year, we’re sharing a treat from our Master Chef Rudi Sodamin that is sure to be… read more of “Rudi’s Mother’s…”
Next week we’re featuring all things culinary, including your favorite recipes! So we ask you, Holland America Line fans, what are your favorite dishes on our ships?
Did you know that the Pavlova dessert was named after the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova? The dessert is believed to have been created in honor of the dancer either during or after one of her tours to Australia and New Zealand in the 1920s. While it has been suggested this dessert was created in… read more of “Recipe: Kiwi and…”
STRAWBERRIES ROMANOFF Antonin Careme, the most important chef in post-Revolution France, created this dish when he traveled to Russia to work for Tsar Alexander. INGREDIENTS 3 pints fresh strawberries, rinsed, hulled, and halved 1/2 cup Grand Marnier, divided 1 tablespoon sugar 1 cup heavy cream 1 pint vanilla ice cream, softened 1/4 cup fresh lemon… read more of “Rudi’s…”
Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg were on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruises on board Ryndam. They chronicled their cruising experience for us on the blog. Once on every cruise the chocolate dessert extravaganza is presented. It’s an event no one wants to miss. Ryndam‘s patisserie chef and his team did their best to make a beautiful… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Veendam recently held a Desert Extravaganza on board for all guests. Our pastry chef, Neil Veldgein Dsouza, along with a group of cooks, worked tirelessly to put together the extravagant array of deserts. The special event featured a chocolate fountain, large array of fruit desserts, 3D cakes, lady finger-crusted sweets and many, many more! Take… read more of “Veendam’s…”