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Rudi’s Recipes: Sweeten Your Passover and Easter with These Delicious Desserts

Rudi’s Recipes: Sweeten Your Passover and Easter with These Delicious Desserts

This weekend is Easter and the beginning of Passover. Our Master Chef Rudi Sodamin has some amazing desserts to enhance your Seder and Easter meal. We’re sure your guests will be impressed with these delicious treats! PASSOVER The first two nights of Passover are traditionally observed with a seder, a multicourse meal that includes symbolic…   read more of “Rudi’s…”

Canaletto’s New Menu is Amore at First Bite!

Canaletto’s New Menu is Amore at First Bite!

In Italy, there’s nothing more important than coming together to celebrate the joy of great food, which is what you’ll discover at Holland America Line’s Canaletto — a specialty dining venue that brings people together with delectable dishes, designed to be shared family-style. Our popular Italian restaurant recently debuted a new menu that features an…   read more of “Canaletto’s…”

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…”

Head to NOTES to Celebrate International Whisk(e)y Day on a Holland America Line Cruise

Head to NOTES to Celebrate International Whisk(e)y Day on a Holland America Line Cruise

Holland America Line is known for providing unforgettable experiences, and one of the most unique that can be enjoyed on Koningsdam and Nieuw Statendam is an evening at NOTES, our dedicated whisk(e)y bar. In celebration of International Whisk(e)y Day today, we’re raising a glass to celebrate one of the most popular liquors in the world…   read more of “Head to NOTES to…”

These Four Excursions in Dublin Make For an Unforgettably Tasty St. Patrick’s Day

These Four Excursions in Dublin Make For an Unforgettably Tasty St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day has become a worldwide festival of all things Irish, and Holland America Line brings the celebration on board with green decorations and Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s delicious corned beef and cabbage in the Dining Room. In addition to the onboard celebrations, Holland America Line offers shore excursions in Dublin — the capital…   read more of “These Four…”

Toast to Love on Valentine’s Day with These Romantic Holland America Line Cocktails

Toast to Love on Valentine’s Day with These Romantic Holland America Line Cocktails

This Valentine’s Day, toast to love, amour and liefde (that’s Dutch) with one of Holland America Line’s specialty cocktails that will be served on board for this romantic holiday. Our Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff even created a drink just for our guests! We’re sharing the recipes so you can make them at home with your…   read more of “Toast to Love on…”