Around the World in National Dishes - Take the Scenic Route
From beautiful Canada to exotic Vietnam, one of the great joys of travel is the chance to sample the local cuisine. Here we've selected our favourites from locations visited by Scenic. Bon Appetit.
As you journey through Europe whether on board one of our Scenic Space-Ships or on shore you will enjoy the local delicacies of the regions you are traveling through. Indulge in local bratwurst and beer in Nuremberg, cheese tasting in Switzerland and eat your way around the local markets of Paris when you -Shop with a Chef'.
Best known for its wine regions the continent also contains an equally pleasurable experience for foodies. On your cruise through the Amazon dine on Amazonia-inspired cuisine created by Executive Chef, Pedro Miguel Schiaffino, enjoy Argentinian steak cooked on a traditional open kitchen barbeque and sample authentic Peruvian cuisine locally sourced from the Sacred Valley.
On a Scenic journey through South East Asia, China, Japan or India you will enjoy the culinary delights of the countries you are traveling through. Try your hand at making your own sushi in Japan, eat your way through dumpling dinners, hot pot lunches and the Holy Grail – Peking Duck in China and take an authentic cooking class in Cambodia or Vietnam.
With regional cuisines influenced by past and present migrant groups the food of North America is varied and culturally diverse. Dine on Creole cuisine and take a Cajun cooking class in New Orleans or try one of New York's famous hot dogs (with mustard, not ketchup). In Canada delight in the famed Alberta beef and B.C. Salmon and learn how maple syrup is made before dining on traditional Québécois fare at Sugar Shack.
A continent of monumental beauty, Southern Africa celebrates a rich heritage and an abundance of fresh seafood, meat, game and plants. On your journey through Africa experience traditional -boma' dinners, African cooking classes and a bush breakfast out on the open plains of the Masai Mara.
Closer to home relish the opportunities to sample some of Australia and New Zealand's greatest exports. Embark on a dairy tour and cheese tasting in Tasmania, picnic under the Kimberley skies, experience 'true blue" Aussie hospitality at the Daly Waters pub and enjoy a home hosted dinner in Christchurch featuring local specials such as roast lamb and pavlova.