Here’s a sweet way to ring in the new year: Individual Flourless Chocolate Cakes from my cookbook, A Taste of Celebration. With a molten chocolate center, this decadent dessert is the perfect fix for chocolate lovers. Enjoy! Individual Flourless Chocolate Cakes Yield: 4 cakes With a touch of a fork, these cakes burst open to… read more of “Rudi’s Recipes:…”
Enjoy these photos of Santa arriving on a jet ski at Half Moon Cay on Sunday, Christmas Day. I’ve also included pictures of the tree-lighting ceremony complete with paper snow and a couple of other Christmas pictures from the ship, including the Indonesian Crew Choir. We all enjoyed our time on the Nieuw Amsterdam during… read more of “Santa Arrives at…”
Enjoy these photos from Veendam officers’ Christmas dinner.
Over the year our crew members work hard to serve our officers and the guests. Therefore, on December 25, the officers showed their appreciation for the work well done by returning the favor serving the crew Christmas Dinner. The Culinary Operations Manager Santhosh Chandrasekher and Executive Chef Ajith Menon put together a delicious menu very… read more of “Veendam Officers…”
To all of our readers and fans who celebrate, Happy Kwanzaa!
All of us at the Holland America Blog would like to wish our contributors and readers a happy and healthy holiday season. We’ll be back with fresh content Tuesday, Dec. 27. Merry Christmas to those who celebrate!
Our ship is beautifully decorated this year and the center piece is an impressive Christmas village made form gingerbread. Neil Veldgein Dsouza, our pastry chef, together with his team put their passion and talent into every detail of this tasty landscape. Enjoy the photos!