Tag: cooking aboard

How Sausage and Cheese Met in a Salad Instead of a Sandwich


This time our skipper chose to share with you a great Italian salad – Caprese Mortadella Salad. Cherry tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, mortadella, salt and pepper, virgin olive oil, fresh basil leaves and balsamic vinegar is all you need. This salad is refreshing and simple. If you leave out mortadella, you get the original Caprese Salad. Enjoy!

Salad Is More than Just a Side Dish

Salad – fruit or vegetable – is an ideal meal onboard. It is easy to prepare, has high nutritional value, is refreshing and contains great deal of liquid and vitamins. You can experiment with the ingredients and with the dressing. To enrich your salad you can add tuna, chicken, beef, cheese… whatever you like!

Try the Almost Forgotten Salad Made of Lentils and Tuna


Although it may not seem attractive or plentiful, lentils and tuna salad is a fantastic dish guaranteed to restore your energy and refresh you on warm days. It is very simple to make, with most ingredients obtainable at any grocery store. You are definitely going to enjoy this traditional meal.

Tasty Toast – Sailing Recipe for Bruschetta


When you have leftover bread on your charter yacht you can use it for a bait or as food for fish. Even better, you can use it to make bruschette – a traditional antipasto (starter/appetizer) in Italy. There are a lot of different ways of preparing bruschette – the roasted bread, tomato, basil and olive oil are the base. Then you add anything you like!

Easy Sailing Recipe – Pasta in a Thousand Ways

Italian food ingredients on wooden background

Probably the most loved and the most cooked food during sailing week is pasta. Pasta onboard is very useful because it is very simple to cook it; it is usually served with some kind of sauce which makes it a complete meal. The simplest recipe for pasta would be spaghetti aglio e olio – with garlic and oil.

Sausages and Peppers – No Hot Dog, Just a Salad


Last summer I helped an inexperienced crew moor a boat, so they invited me to dinner to thank me. They decided to make a salad with sausages and peppers. You cook the sausages, cut green and red peppers, add some onion rings and make a delicious dressing with olive oil, apple cider vinegar, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper.

What to Eat When Sailing: 13 Simple Meals Ideas for Your Sailing Holiday

Cooking when sailing

We recommend these ideas to save time cooking and to eat delish food while on board.

When You Can’t Wait for Dinner – Tapenade

A plate with tapenade

Tapenade is a dish that comes from Provence, France. It is made from olives, capers, anchovies and bread. You mix the olives, salted anchovies, capers and few drops of olive oil. Roast some bread and rub it with garlic. If you don’t have bread, toast or crackers will do. You can experiment with the ingredients. Enjoy!

Tuna Potato Salad


A new recipe for a simple meal on board a charter yacht: potato tuna salad. It is a combination of tuna, potatoes, boiled eggs, tomatoes. A layer of potatoes, a layer of tuna and a layer of eggs. Then you put the dressing along with the tomatoes over them. The salad should be served cold. Simple and delicious!

Is Polenta an Aphrodisiac?


Polenta is very simple to prepare and you can prepare it in many ways and serve it as a single dish or as a side dish. Here, you will find a recipe for polenta which is so tasty that you can serve it as a single dish.

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