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Executive Chef Rudi Sodamin: Provencal Palate

Executive Chef Rudi Sodamin: Provencal Palate

Lauded by Thomas Keller, published by Rizzoli, and honored with a slew of international gastronomic awards, Rudi Sodamin, Holland America Line’s master chef, is often happiest with a cheeseboard and fine bottle of wine. When I catch up with him in Marbella, Spain — he’s on holiday after disembarking in Amsterdam—the Austrian-born chef with the…   read more of “Executive Chef Rudi…”

Recipe: Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s Butter Poached Maine Lobster from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Recipe: Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s Butter Poached Maine Lobster from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Holland America Line’s Master Chef and Culinary Council Chairman Rudi Sodamin recently sailed to the Caribbean aboard Nieuw Statendam for his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise. While onboard, Rudi led a cooking demonstration, question & answer session and hosted his Chef’s Table Dinner at Rudi’s Sel De Mer, his namesake dining venue. During his cooking…   read more of “Recipe: Master Chef…”

Rudi’s Recipes: Sel de Mer’s Salt Crusted Branzino with Tarragon Beurre Fondu

Rudi’s Recipes: Sel de Mer’s Salt Crusted Branzino with Tarragon Beurre Fondu

Holland America Line cruises offer many enriching activities, and among the favorites are the cooking demos in the Culinary Arts Center. Guests have the opportunity to watch visiting celebrity chefs or the ship’s own experts prepare and execute delicious dishes. At the end of each demo, attendees get to leave with their own recipe card…   read more of “Rudi’s…”

Ramp Up Your Fourth of July with Recipes from Holland America Line’s Master Chef

Ramp Up Your Fourth of July with Recipes from Holland America Line’s Master Chef

Fourth of July in the United States is coming up, and it’s a holiday where many people come together for a barbecue or festive meal. Holland America Line’s Master Chef Rudi Sodamin has an array of recipes, including a tasty sangria, that will elevate your cookout and add a some culinary excitement to your celebration….   read more of “Ramp Up Your Fourth…”

Sweeten Your Holiday with These Holland America Line Dessert & Drink Recipes

Sweeten Your Holiday with These Holland America Line Dessert & Drink Recipes

It’s that time of year when holiday parties are held and grand meals are prepared in homes around the world. From Master Chef Rudi Sodamin‘s famous Flourless Chocolate Cake to a holiday-inspired Candy Canetini, make the season a little brighter with these festive Holland America Line dessert and drink recipes. If you’re looking for something…   read more of “Sweeten Your…”

Rudi’s Recipes: Create a Festive Meal for Easter or Passover

Rudi’s Recipes: Create a Festive Meal for Easter or Passover

It’s a weekend of celebrations! This Friday is the first night of Passover and Sunday is Easter – two holidays that often center around a fantastic meal. Both holidays will be recognized aboard Holland America Line’s fleet of 15 cruise ships, and if you want to make some special dishes at home, our Master Chef…   read more of “Rudi’s…”

Rudi’s Recipes: The Perfect Thanksgiving Pie

Rudi’s Recipes: The Perfect Thanksgiving Pie

If you have a sweet tooth, then the best part of the Thanksgiving meal is the dessert. Traditions vary, but it’s safe to say pie makes it on the table in most households. Pumpkin, pecan and apple are the most popular this time of year, and to help you with your Thanksgiving menu Master Chef…   read more of “Rudi’s…”