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Now you’re cooking! Gourmet presentations, tasting events, cooking classes ALWAYS WANTED TO LEARN HOW TO PREPARE ASIAN STIR FRY, MOROCCAN TAGINE OR SPANISH PAELLA BUT HAVEN’T HAD THE TIME? WISH YOU COULD SHARE A TASTE OF THE PLACE YOU JUST VISITED WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY BACK HOME? GOOD NEWS: AFTER JUST A FEW SESSIONS AT THE CULINARY ARTS CENTER, PRESENTED BY FOOD & WINE MAGAZINE, YOU’LL NOT ONLY ADD A FEW TANTALIZING NEW RECIPES TO YOUR CULINARY REPERTOIRE, BUT YOU’LL ALSO ACQUIRE ALL THE ENTERTAINMENT SKILLS YOU’LL NEED TO HOST EVERYTHING FROM A HAWAIIAN LUAU TO AN AUTHENTIC NEW ENGLAND CLAMBAKE. Your instructors? Holland America Line’s award-winning master chefs, celebrity chefs from around the world and renowned experts in chocolate, cheese and wine. Each is uniquely qualified to introduce you to the traditions and tastes of the ports of call you will visit. For example, in the Caribbean regional chefs may share secrets for mango gazpacho and chicken Trinidad with orange rum sauce, while guests cruising the Mediterranean may learn how to prepare a classic goat cheese soufflé with herbs de Provence gathered on an excursion to the local market with the guest chef himself. To help you host a themed party when you return home, there will even be classes in décor, table settings, plate presentation and garnishing, party favors and invitations — everything you need to know to style your party like the professionals! Check the ship’s Daily Program for a complete listing of gourmet presentations, cooking classes and tasting events scheduled during your cruise. Kids in the kitchen Nothing gets kids cooking faster than the promise of Pizza Margherita or Fudgy Chocolate Brownies. To appease the palate of younger guests (eight years and up), Holland America Line has created cooking classes that are artful, productive … and fun! Kids as young as three can also get into the act making fruit leather and edible dough. Food for thought There is plenty of food for thought in the comfortable coffeehouse-like setting of the Explorations Café, powered by The New York Times. Here find freshly made espresso and scrumptious cakes and pastries along with one of the largest libraries at sea, Internet access, board games, travel-themed crossword puzzles and beautiful archived images from The New York Times. 14 E xplorations
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