Executive Chef Rudi Sodamin of Holland America Cruise Line’s Coconutty Blondies

Having just returned from a short repositioning cruise from Vancouver B.C to San Diego, I wanted to share a special creation from Executive Chef Rudy Sodamin of Holland America Cruise Lines. Chef oversees everything food on Holland America, and it’s no small feat. The kitchen crew prepares enormous amounts of food, and quality is number one on everyone’s mind. How about these numbers for weekly preparation. 8500 lbs of meat and meat products, 4000 lbs of poultry, 2000 lbs of fish. You get the idea, it does take a highly trained army of dedicated crew members to make all of this happen for the guests. So with Thanksgiving just around the corner, I thought a sweet treat made with coconut and Macadamia nuts would be fun, interesting and delicious too, especially for those who may not find pumpkin pie at [...]

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By | 2017-07-11T21:38:56+00:00 November 18th, 2014|Categories: Chefs, Desserts, Recipes, Savor|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Simple coconut custard pie unusual Thanksgiving favorite ( published at Examiner.com Portland)

Simply perfect, easy coconut custard pie recipe delights for Thanksgiving.

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By | 2017-07-11T21:39:14+00:00 October 8th, 2010|Categories: Desserts, Recipes, Savor|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment