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Russian Oladi compliments of Viking River & Ocean Cruises & CruiseCompete

These are light, fluffy Russian pancakes made with kefir, a cultured sour milk. They are like plump little pillows, a bit tart, creating a nice contrast to a sweet topping. Chewier and less cakey than an American-style pancake, you can try them plain or with sour cream, fruit preserves or even a drizzle of condensed milk. Read More...

Three-Alarm Firecracker Chicken compliments of Viking River & Ocean Cruises & CruiseCompete

With fresh jalapeño, dried chilies and chili garlic sauce, this dish is definitely hot and spicy! If you prefer, de-seed the jalapeño and dried chili to cut the heat some. This dish really provides a kick to the classic protein of chicken breast, and the stir-fry cooking method means it comes together in a snap. Read More...

Salade Niçoise compliments of Viking River & Ocean Cruises & CruiseCompete

This salad’s name, pronounced “sah LAHD nee SWAHZ,” reflects its origin of Nice, France. The ingredients—particularly tomatoes, capers and olives—also harken back to the flavors of sunny Provence. Enjoy this hearty salad, substantial enough by itself for a lunch or light dinner, with a glass of chilled white wine and a crusty French epi or baguette. Read More...

Ciorba de Varza compliments of Viking River & Ocean Cruises & CruiseCompete

Ciorba de Varza (pronounced “CHOR ba duh VAR zuh”) is a traditional cabbage soup with meatballs, very typical of the Bulgaria/Romania region, and uses both fresh and fermented cabbage (sauerkraut). Hearty and filling, this soup absorbs the richness of the beef meatballs as they cook in the chicken broth, developing complex flavors and depth. Read More...

Tomato-Feta-Basil Macarons compliments of Viking River & Ocean Cruises & CruiseCompete

Surprise your friends with this savory macaron, a twist on the traditionally sweet cookie with its mild crust and tangy center of feta, fresh tomatoes and basil. When you assemble them, be sure to spread the filling gently or even use a piping bag to prevent damaging the delicate meringue cookies. Read More...

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Almond Cake compliments of Viking River & Ocean Cruises & CruiseCompete

This fine, light cake is a favorite from one of our Dutch friends, who used to make it frequently and served it with coffee as an afternoon pick-me-up. Here we use a springform pan, but for a more elegant presentation it can also be baked in a shaped pan, such as a Bundt. Read More...

Frango na Púcara compliments of Viking River & Ocean Cruises & CruiseCompete

Looking for something different for dinner? This hearty, slow-cooking chicken entrée is easy to make and features an interesting blend of flavors. The recipe comes from the city of Alcobaça on Portugal’s west coast; traditionally it is prepared in a special clay pot called a púcara, but you can use any covered baking dish. Read More...

Time Sensitive Deal on the Viking River’s Grand European Tour

Viking River’s Grand European Tour traces the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers between the windmill-dotted waterways of Holland and the stunning landscapes of Hungary, with engaging encounters at every bend. Admire Rhine Valley vistas from a 900-year-old castle. Sample food and wine in Austria’s Wachau Valley. Learn the Viennese waltz and linger in Budapest’s Café Gerbeaud. For 15 magical days, you will explore the best of Europe. Read More...

One For The Price Of Another Only With Viking

Take a southerly route around South America, travel to French Polynesia or sail along Australia’s southern coast, enjoying the amenities of your ship as you cruise. Read More...