A Visit to Portugal leads to a craving for Chocolate Cake When Andrew and I went to Portugal last summer, we went deep into the country near the Spanish border. We were on our Douro River Cruise aboard Viking Helgrim and on offer was a […]
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Sailing The Douro On Viking’s Newest ‘Baby’ Longship, Viking Helgrim August 4, 2019 By Guest Post Leave a Comment Guest post by Monte Mathews The Douro, The River of Gold, is Portugal’s gift to river cruising. Viking Cruises is bringing its formula of absolutely top-notch […]
It’s been quite a while since the baker in our house appeared on Chewing The Fat. Truth is, Andrew does almost all his baking in Bridgehampton. That’s where the stand mixer is and all those other baking necessities. But to make these scones didn’t require […]
Travel-Wise has just published my article about my September adventure in Scandinavia. My focus is on the way Viking Ocean brings local dishes to every menu no matter where they sail. Their Executive Chef, Anthony Mauboussin, is not just a globe-trotter himself, he is a […]
One of the first things I tasted aboard Viking Ocean’s Homeland cruise was an artfully arranged serving of Gravlax. It was beautifully served in The Restaurant aboard Viking Star as we sailed for Denmark. I liked it so much, it was the first of many […]
Come aboard and sample the Cuisine on the World’s # 1 Cruise Line. My latest article for The Daily Meal is here! Complete with a recipe for Seared Mahi Mahi from the Chef!
Cuisine on the World’s No. 1 Cruise Line By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Chef Anthony Mauboussin, Culinary Director of Viking Cruises, has a lot on his plate, including 42 new dishes this year alone. Chef Anthony Mauboussin in Viking Star’s Demo Kitchen The cruise world […]
Rise and Shine! It’s At Sea Day on Viking Sea’s Maiden Voyage Viking at Sea On Viking Star there was only one. On the Maiden Voyage of Viking Sea, there would be three of them but for us, just one. Sea Days. These port-less […]
The Daily Meal just published Day 4 of Viking Sea’s Maiden Voyage and here it is! Plus an authentic recipe for the National Dish of both Portugal and Brazil!
Chef Anthony Mauboussin in action aboard the Viking Sea. By Land and by Sea: Viking’s New ‘Kitchen Table’ Culinary Arts Program By Monte Mathews Staff Writer We set the scene for Viking Cruise’s new ‘Kitchen Table’ chef experience Since last year’s launch of its first […]
My kind of town. Even the Medieval City pictured in this mosaic featuredfood stalls outside the city walls. Choose whatever Tapas you fancy. Then count the toothpicks. Five toothpicks at Sagardi rang up a tab of14 Euros with a glass of Rioja. La Boqueria is Barcelona’s […]