Food & Wine

A Taste of Celebration Cookbook : Volume III: Culinary Signature Collection, Holland America Line

The excitement of celebrating holidays and special occasions onboard Holland America ships can be replicated at home with this menu-based collection of festive recipes. Each year more than 600,000 passengers board Holland America’s luxury ships to enjoy thrilling adventures and the fine cuisine for which the cruise line is renowned. Holland America’s Master Chef Rudi Sodamin presents eighteen holiday and special-occasion menus with approximately one hundred recipes, so guests can prepare favorite dishes at home. A romantic Valentine’s Day menu includes Smoked Salmon Tartare, Risotto with Butternut Squash and Arugula, and Tournedos with Foie Gras, Truffle, and Madeira Demi-glace; a Fourth of July bash features Spicy Shrimp, Baby Back Ribs, and Peach and Blueberry Cobbler; and a cozy Christmas menu includes Clam Chowder, Pear, Arugula, and Endive Salad, Orange-glazed Ham with Madeira Sauce, and Chocolate Pecan Pie. A Taste of Celebration will keep you entertaining in high style.

About The Author

Rudi Sodamin is the leading culinary authority of the oceans of the world. He has received several awards and accolades. He is the author of Holland America: A Taste of Elegance, and Holland America: A Taste of Excellence, among other books.

  • Publish Date: September 14, 2010
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Cooking - General
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Trim Size: 7-7/8 x 10
  • Pages: 192
  • US Price: $29.95
  • CDN Price: $35.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-8478-3315-3

Author Bookshelf: Rudi Sodamin