World cruise map

Silver Seas – World Cruise!

“As a chef , when one mentions Madagascar, I automatically think of vanilla beans.”Vanilla Beans” of Madagascar are cherished around the world as quite simply the very best. In my experiences as a chef…these beans are usually horded away and locked down in the chef’s office and rationed out…to the cooks in very controlled amounts because of the simple fact that these beans are extremely expensive.

Chef Franco Lania - Oceania Cruises

World Cruise | Africa-Arabia-Mediterranean

“Follow Franco” on a winter cruise. Starting off at the island of Mauritius, in the south-west region of the Indian Ocean. The tour will end in the far reaches of the Mediterranean in mid-summer, 2011.
Franco, will share the daily life activities as a chef on board one of the world’s finest luxury cruise lines as he cooks and lives at sea. To: “Follow Franco” find him on facebook or twitter under the name Chef Franco Lania, and his blog | www.francolania.com

helsinki book fair-3

10th Annual Helsinki Book Fair

The 10 annual Helsinki book fair will be held from October 28th-October 31, 2010, in the Helsinki convention Center.
This is a favorite autumn event, for literary lovers and industry folk to gather for four days of books, signings,readings,and discussions from a plethora of industry professionals.

30250_115978448441350_100000875875663_87693_5182010_n

Barbie Birthday Party – Helsinki

After an almost two week delay due to the volcano eruption in Iceland, I finally made it to Helsinki. The weather was very much the same as here in NYC. It was actually, sunny low 40’s and not snowing! This is just the way I like Helsinki, you get the feel of being way north, […]

Big Ben - London

London Calling – Le Cordon Bleu

As a young man who was just about to graduate from the Hudson County Culinary Institute in New Jersey, I knew I wanted more! So I enrolled to Le Cordon Bleu in London.

P1000274

Finally made it to Helsinki!

I Arrived in Helsinki, Finland on Monday the 25th of April. After an 8 day Volcano delay and then a 3½ hour take off delay on my rescheduled flight, I’m finally here. We had two beautiful days here so far sunny, not too cold, and no snow! Just the way I like Finland. My stay […]

Page 6 of 6« First...23456