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Connoisseurs Of Cuisine Cruises On EUROPA 2 In 2015

In 2015 EUROPA 2 guests are once again offered first-hand tips and tricks from the gourmet professionals on a selection of “Connoisseurs of Cuisine” cruises.

Topics for this season include Arabian cuisine, sea salt, gin, and special ice cream creations.

The gourmet experts that feature aboard EUROPA 2 come from a wide range of culinary fields and will give each gourmet loving guest exclusive insights into each of their specialist fields during various workshops and cooking courses.

On EUROPA 2’s Hamburg to Lisbon voyage, departing on May 29th, guests will focus on one of the world’s most popular spirits – gin. Gin expert Stephan Garbe will bring his Gin Sul, the Hamburg gin with Portuguese roots and together with guests, will delve into the world of this popular drink.

On a 13-night voyage through the Canary Islands and Azores, departing on June 14th, Riccardo Asti and Stefan Metzner from the restaurant Marais Soir in Munich will hold gourmet expert workshops and cooking courses in the Miele Culindary School on the subject of sherry. There will also be an exclusive Wine & Dine event. The chef and the sommelier triumphed at the German preliminary round of the Copa Jerez 2014/2015, the international sherry competition, and will initiate guests on the EUROPA 2 into the secrets of the wine from southern Spain.

Befitting the route along the picturesque Mediterranean coast, “bella Italia” will be celebrated on two cruises in August. The ice cream experts from Giovanni L. will show both adults and children on board how the best Italian ice cream is made. Ice cream workshops feature on the August 1st Barcelona to Civitavecchia voyage and the August 5th Monte Carlo to Barcelona voyage.

EUROPA 2 will then spend autumn 2015 sailing along the Arabian Peninsula and guests in the Culinary School will gain first-hand experience of their destination’s cuisine as they explore the world of Arabian cooking, together with TV chef Jacqueline Amirfallah. This Limassol to Dubai 14-night voyage departs on October 27th.

On a 20-night cruise from Dubai to Mauritius, departing on November 18th, Alexandro Pape will reveal valuable and interesting facts about how Sylt sea salt is produced and collected, the first salt to be collected from North Sea water in a completely natural manner. In addition, Pape – who is also the chef de cuisine at “Fährhaus Sylt” – will offer cooking courses in the Miele Culinary School.

The entire 2015 EUROPA 2 cruise collection can be viewed by clicking here .

For further information on culinary voyages with EUROPA 2, please call one of our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677.