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German PUFF Apple Pancakes

Ingredients 2/3 cup flour 2 granny smith apples, peeled, cut into pieces (about 1 pound) 3 eggs ¼ cup, light brown sugar 5 tablespoons granulated sugar plus more for the tin ½ teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon lemon juice ¾ cup whole milk Topping Ideas Maple syrup Fresh whipped cream Strawberry [...]

Beetroot Brushetta

Ingredients 2 beetroots, peeled, cut into cubes 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoons red wine vinegar Salt & Ground black pepper 6 slices baguette 20g greens 25g feta, crumbled Directions Preheat oven to 190°C Toss cubed beetroots in olive oil, red wine vinegar, and salt & pepper Put beets in roasting pan and roast [...]

Apple Chutney

Apple Chutney 7 cups of apples, peeled, cored and chopped 3 1/2 cups of onions, peeled and chopped grated rind of 1 orange or 1 lemon 3/4 cup of sultana raisins 1/2 tbsp ground ginger 1/2 tbsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground cloves 1/2 tsp salt 2 1/4 cups cider vinegar 1 1/2 cups brown [...]

Cinnamon Bun Bread Pudding

5 brioche slices (1 inch thick) 6 eggs 3/4 cup brown sugar 3 cups whipping cream 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp cinnamon Pinch of salt 2 tbsp Hennessy cognac (optional) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9” x 5” inch glass/porcelain loaf dish. Slice the Brioche into 5 slices, first trimming [...]

Almond Frangipane with Seasonal Fruit

Almond Frangipane with Seasonal Fruit Ingredients Puff pastry (store bought is perfect) FOR THE ALMOND CREAM: ½ cup butter 1 tbsp all-purpose flour ¾ cup ground almonds ½ cup sugar ¼ cup dark rum 1 large egg 1 tsp almond extract (2 drops almond oil) 3 tbsp (or to taste) jam or preserve of [...]

Just a Bit Of Fun On Anthem of the Seas

Recently our very own Rosemary and Anne Marie joined excited passengers and other travel professionals on the inaugural voyage of Anthem of the Seas out out of Bayonne New Jersey. Beginning in November 2015, Anthem will operate seven- to twelve-night itineraries to the Caribbean and Bahamas from Cape Liberty in Bayonne, New Jersey, United States. [...]

Cruise Holidays International Honours Top Agencies and Frontline Travel Agents

Cruise Holidays International Honours Top Agencies and Frontline Travel Agents Lola and Georges Vassiliadis (Cruise Holidays of Oakville, ON) receive their award. Cruise Holidays International honoured its top-performing agencies and travel agents during a special ceremony aboard Royal Caribbean International’s Quantum of the Seaslast week. The awards presentation—part of the larger [...]

Sail to St. Kitts and Nevis

If you’re lucky enough to visit St. Kitts and Nevis on your next Caribbean cruise, you’ll enjoy the lush, tropical beauty of these islands. Little wonder that they were fought over by the Spanish, French and […]

Celebrate Independence at Sea

A cruise vacation is all about independence from the daily routine and the freedom to do what you like: sail to new places, stay up late, nap in the afternoon, and enjoy everything your ship and ports of call […]

Cruising Africa

Surrounded by the Mediterranean and Red Seas and the Indian and Atlantic Oceans, Africa is a natural cruise destination. The coastlines are dotted with ports that are ready to welcome cruisers who want a […]