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Oceania Cruises Adds Local Flavour to European Voyages

Oceania Cruises is offering a new culinary expereince this year aboard Marina and Riviera, with classes in the ‘Bon Appétit Culinary Centre’.

The ‘Bon Appétit Culinary Centre’ offers guests the opportunity to expand their culinary skills in a friendly and fun environment. The culinary emphasis varies from regional specialties based on the ship’s itinerary to comfort foods prepared in kitchens around the world. The classes are a great way for budding chefs to enhance their cooking skills or for those who just simply want to know a little more, a great way to embark on a fun culinary journey.

Classes being offered include:

Healthy Greek: Greece is known throughout the world for delicious cuisine so why not master cooking techniques that transform seasonal ingredients into fresh, healthy and flavourful dishes during your Mediterranean adventure.

Turkish Arabesque: This class will allow you to learn about the elaborate palace kitchens, unique ingredients and culinary traditions of the Ottoman Empire while mastering recipes for delicious local delicacies. Turkish food is full of flavour!

Beyond Ratatouille: This class highlights favourite dishes of Oceania Cruises’ own Jacques Pépin as well as Guy Gedda, considered the godfather of Provençal cuisine. A real treat for those of you who want to learn from the experts.

Modern Nordic: Inspired by incredible destinations along the Baltic Sea, this class is devoted to favourite regional recipes ranging from hearty meat dishes to mouth-watering desserts.

Culinary Discovery Tours for Cork, Ireland, and Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Enjoy a day at a top culinary destination, Ballymaloe, during your visit to Cork. Tour the unique culinary and herb gardens, explore the free-range poultry farm and watch a cooking demonstration of a traditional Irish meal before stimulating your taste buds with seasonal dishes from the famous Cookery School Gardens.

In Palma de Mallorca, sample several varieties of olive oil at a country farm and savour lunch at El Faro, a restaurant perched above a horseshoe-shaped harbour where the view is simply incredible.

For more information on the culinary classes with Oceania Cruises please contact one of our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677