Category - Food


Linzer Cookies

Linzer cookies are named after the city of Linz, Austria and are the perfect treat to go with your hot chocolate this winter. INGREDIENTS 1 cup of almonds, toasted and grounded 2 cups of flour, sieved 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon of salt 2 sticks of butter, softened 2/3 cup of sugar 1 teaspoon […]


Chocolate and Raisin Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

Just in time for your holiday entertaining!  Enjoy this delicious recipe, courtesy of Holland America Line’s Chef Rudi. INGREDIENTS Whiskey Sauce: 1.5 cups heavy cream 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 tablespoons cold water 1/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons whiskey, such as Jack Daniels, Jameson, or Old Bushmills Bread Pudding: 1/2 cup golden raisins 2 tablespoons whiskey […]


Dutch Cheese Soup

Warm up on a cold night with this hardy soup enriched with the Netherlands signature cheese. Ingredients ¼ C (59 ml) vegetable oil ½ C (76 g) onions, diced 1 C (230 g) cauliflower, diced 2 med potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 med carrots, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 4 C (946 ml) low sodium […]


Pumpkin Cheesecake Squares

The only trick to these treats is to not eat them all in one sitting. Ingredients 1 cup graham-cracker crumbs 2 tbsp finely chopped candied ginger 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 egg 3/4 cup pumpkin purée 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 tsp ginger 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp salt 250-g pkg cream cheese, […]


Easy Apple Strudel

Here is a simplified version of normally time-consuming apple strudel pastry so you can enjoy this traditional Viennese treat at home. Ingredients 1 sheet (1/2 box) frozen puff pastry, thawed Flour for dusting ½ C (96 g) sugar ¼ C (30 g) walnuts, finely chopped ⅓ C (55 g) raisins ½ tsp (1.5 g) lemon zest […]


Ste. Anne’s Pumpkin Soup

It’s that time of year, everything is coming up pumpkin! As the days start to get chillier, cosy up with this pumpkin soup from our friends at St.Anne’s Spa in Grafton, Ontario. INGREDIENTS • 2 finely diced white onions • 1 finely diced carrot • 3 finely diced celery stalks • 1 medium sized pumpkin, […]