Hapag-Lloyd- EUROPA 2 Culinary School

Hapag-Lloyd’s EUROPA 2 (a 5-star+ cruise ship) offers, as one of it’s many on board amenities, workshops with the Miele Culinary School.  Classes are designed to complement destinations; that is, guests can learn about the cuisine they will be experiencing in a very hands on way as they prepare and present them.  Lessons focus on special delicacies, like sushi, truffles or foie gras, with special pizza baking sessions on family cruises. On special “Connoisseurs of Cuisine” cruises, …

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Calling All Culinary Artists!

Food, nutrition and cooking are a big deal in my house.  We spend what may amount to an inordinate amount of time pouring over cookbooks, fussing in the garden, and puttering around in the kitchen, searching for just the right combination of ingredients to create everyone’s favorite new dish.  Oftentimes, there’s a bit of a “mad scientist” vibe going on. Sometimes, we’re quite successful; other times… maybe not so much. One thing we can agree on as …

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Oceania’s “Marina”…The First-Ever Ship Built for Epicureans

Love food and fine dining?  Then you will be beyond excited to hear about the offerings of Oceania’s new ship, the Marina, which debuts later this month. This gorgeous new vessel, the first of it’s kind, will have no less than six no-charge, gourmet restaurants! The Marina was designed specifically with the epicurean in mind; meals are cooked to order with the intent of serving cuisine that rivals the best that it’s land-based counterparts has to offer. …

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