Food Connections

We have gathered these unique stories, recipes, interviews, and testimonials to enrich and inspire you before your journey with AmaWaterways. In anticipation of your upcoming river cruise, we hope you see how an unforgettable travel experience can truly be yours when sailing with us along the rivers of Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.

This legendary jam-filled shortcake pastry is the oldest known cake in the world.Read more
This vibrant citrus salad is a healthy addition to your spring recipe repertoire.Read more
Indulge your sweet tooth on our most enticing included excursionsRead more
Learn how to make our Cruise Manager’s favorite bacalahau à brás.Read more
An onboard gluten-free favorite you can easily make at home.Read more
A foodie shares why our Danube River cruises are a must for discerning palates.Read more
A delicious gluten-free way to indulge worry-free.Read more
A pot-roasted turkey brings spring flavors to EasterRead more
A Bowl of Warmth and HistoryRead more
How AmaWaterways’ culinary team surprised and delighted the Doepken FamilyRead more
A refreshing way to stay hydratedRead more
Savor the delicious, golden perfection among loved ones.Read more
Christmastime in Budapest is like no place else in the world.Read more
This mouthwatering recipe shared by Nice Winery is worth the wait!Read more
Tulips are not the only product for which the Dutch are world-famous. When in the Netherlands, just say ‘Cheese’Read more
Austrians love their pumpkins – and have turned pumpkinseed oil into a delicacy.Read more
Authentic Basque chicken is made with a pepper as elite as French Champagne.Read more
“Basque” in the culture of Northern Spain on our 4-night land package in Bilbao and San Sebastian.Read more
This subtly refined cold tomato soup is our chef’s interpretation of gazpacho – Bordeaux-style. It’s the perfect first course on a hot summer night.Read more
Perfect as an afternoon treat or a light dessert, chilled strawberry soup is the perfect seasonal recipe for summers in Provence—or anywhere in hot weather!Read more
Pho bo is a national dish with international influence easy enough to make all your own.Read more
A gastronomic tradition dating as far back as 1248, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs ("The Royal Guild of Goose Roasters") has come a long way from roasting geese.Read more
Forget the Easter Bunny—French Easter traditions delight people from the sky to the sea!Read more
Goi Cuon is a lighter and healthier choice for spring roll fans.Read more
Wiener Schnitzel: Not Just an American Hot Dog Stand.Read more
Though many variations of Goulash exist, ours is a traditional, authentic recipe from the very heart of Hungary.Read more
Originally known as the Brussels waffle, named for the capital city from which it comes, this waffle is so crisp and light, it nearly melts in your mouth.Read more
Onion soup has been savored throughout Europe since the ancient Romans first began creating this delectable dish.Read more
This delectable treat has been enjoyed by the French since 1691Read more
Indulge in Veal ZurichRead more
Black Forest Cake is always a delicious treat.Read more
Delight in one of the many temptations found in AlsaceRead more
Try this traditional German SauerbratenRead more
A traditional treat is Lamb Navarin Stew.Read more
Enjoy this refreshing dessert that melts in your mouth with a sweet and tangy kickRead more
You can serve it as an appetizer or make it the star of the meal.Read more
The history, allure and flavor of the culinary world's "Black Diamonds"Read more
Chocolate lovers everywhere, rejoice! And set your sights on Vienna, that glittering city of kaffehaus culture and scrumptious cakes.Read more
Mouthwatering bites (or full-on meals)...Read more