Coconut Cream Pie

Coconut Cream Pie

Back in the late 1800s Europeans and Americans were enjoying imported tropical fruit like pineapples and bananas, but the coconut hadn’t yet taken off. This was mostly because they were hard to transport without spoiling, and because people didn’t know what to do with...
Albert Ballin, Pioneer of Cruising

Albert Ballin, Pioneer of Cruising

We explore Jewish history while enjoying Glatt Kosher holidays aboard our cruise ships. However, the history of cruising is also an interesting topic in itself. One of the pioneers of luxury water travel was a Jewish magnate, who helped introduce the idea of cruising...
Coffee Toffee Pie

Coffee Toffee Pie

This is my take on the famous “Blum’s Coffee Toffee Pie”. I first made this pie onboard the Crown Odyssey in 2000. As you can see there are quite a few rest periods between stages. Onboard ships and nowadays on our riverboats, time isn’t on our side. Between these...