Today’s blog is strictly for you food lovers!! Cruising and food go hand in hand so I thought it only right that I bring you a cruise food blog. All the dishes that feature appeared on the various menu’s throughout my most recent cruise on board Ventura – Bon Appetit!
Atlantic Shrimp Cocktail with Avocado Mayonnaise and Tortilla Chips
Beach House Sizzler – Chicken and King Prawn with extra Zucchini. Served with Rice or Chips
Baked Mushroom Alfredo. Garlic, Spinach and Parmesan Sauce. Served with Garlic Bread
Cuban Pulled Lamb Tortilla Wrap. With Caramelised Onion, Fries and Minted Mayonnaise.
Mixed Platter of Prosciutto, Olives, Focaccia and Prawns
Grilled Chicken Breast with Parmesan Risotto. (This also came with Ratatouille but I asked for it without)
Dark Valrhona Chocolate and Grand Marnier Tart
Asparagus and Parmesan Risotto
Grilled Grass-Fed Sirloin Steak with French Fries and Creamy Green Peppercorn Sauce.
Baked Goat’s Cheese on Walnut Bread with Fruit and Nut Quinoa and Stir-Fried Vegetables
Grilled Marinated Halloumi Cheese with Flat Breads, Baked Peppers, Aubergine Caviar and Tzatziki Dressing*
Poached Eggs Hollandaise with Smoked Salmon on a Warm Muffin*
Chocolate Fudge Cake
Tandoori Chicken Breast with Bombay Potatoes, Cucumber and Onion Salad*
Warm Chocolate Brownie with Strawberry Compote*
Potato Skins Filled With Cheese, Bacon and topped with Sour Cream and Spring Onion
Nachos Served With Salsa, Guacamole, Sour Cream and Jalapenos
Chicken, Coconut and Sweetcorn Soup With Crispy Fried Noodles
Classic Tiramisu Made With Savoiardi Biscuits and Espresso Coffee*
Diavola Pizza With Mushroom, Onion, Salami and Mozzarella
All images marked with * were taken on a previous Ventura cruise but all featured on the menu’s from last week. In fact many of my fellow P&O Cruisers will recognise a few of the dishes above! I could add so many more but then the piece may last for several days!
Go on, grab an early lunch I won’t tell anyone, I’m sure you could eat all of the above now! 😉