Pear Tarte Tatin

Pear Tarte Tatin

The tarte Tatin named after the Tatin sisters who invented it and served it in their hotel as its signature dish, is a pastry in which the fruit is caramelized in butter and sugar before the tart is baked. It originated in France but has spread to other countries over...
Stories from the Golden City

Stories from the Golden City

Our October kosher river cruise took us from the scenic beauty of Porto to the grandeur of the ancient city of Salamanca. With the Douro River crossing the Portugal-Spain border, we easily visited the university city after taking a short bus ride. There is much...
Almond Chocolate Cake

Almond Chocolate Cake

The taste of chocolate is a wonderful thing to experience. Cocoa has this alluring appeal to it that makes it popular as a dessert flavor. From ice cream to cakes, chocolate makes any kosher dessert tastier and more delicious to eat. It also works well with many...
Bo Kho

Bo Kho

My last recipe was a French take on a traditional stew. Just one of the dishes we will serve on our Normandy and Provence riverboat cruises next year This week I am giving the Vietnamese take. This you can taste on our Mekong cruise, also next year. Bo kho is a...
A Kosher River Cruise Begins in Porto

A Kosher River Cruise Begins in Porto

The Douro River of Portugal is a beautiful waterway, one that winds through the gentle rolling fields and hills of the Douro Valley region. Last October, after many months of preparation and scheduling, Kosher River Cruises finally set sail for the Douro River. Our...