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Princess Cruises spices up menus on its newest ship with Caribbean flavors

Princess Cruises is spicing up the menus on its new Regal Princess for the ship’s Caribbean season. Passengers on board the bells and whistles filled vessel will be able to enjoy tangy local island specialties such as:

Regal Princess will feature foods of the Caribbean
Richard Pietschmann

Arawak’s Caribbean-Style Pork Chop – Prepared with traditional Jamaican jerk spice and curry, and served with red beans, rice and rum sauce, this extraordinary dish earned Princess Cruises Corporate Executive Chef Alfredo Marzi the top prize at the 8th Annual Bacardi Bartender and Chef Cruise Competition.

  • Red Snapper Mojito – Featuring ceviche accented with fresh mint, mango and avocado, and finished with a splash of rum, this was the winning dish created by Princess Cruises Executive Chef Antonio Cortese at the 6th Annual Bacardi Bartender and Chef Cruise Competition
  • Island-Spiced Jerk Chicken – A marinade of rum, molasses, tangy lime juice and thyme, plus sweet-and-fiery Scotch Bonnet peppers, infuses this tender chicken dish with the spirit of the islands.
  • Caribbean CocktailsThe Caribbean Cooler is the perfect poolside cocktail, with coconut rum, melon liqueur, banana liqueur, citrus mix and pineapple juice. The West Indies Yellow Bird offers a classic taste of the region, featuring a shaken melody of rum, Galliano and banana liqueur with orange and pineapple juice. The Cool Runnings cocktail, a favorite of the Caribbean Islands, features a delicious combination of rum, banana liqueur, blackberry brandy and grenadine, blended with coconut and pineapple.

The 3,560-passenger Regal Princess begins her Caribbean cruise season after a gala christening by the original cast of the popular TV show, “The Love Boat” on November 5, 2014 and a short preview sailing, followed by a schedule of seven-day cruises to the eastern Caribbean ports of St. Thomas, St. Maarten and Princess Cays in the Bahamas.

Additional information about Princess Cruises is available through a professional travel agent, by calling 1-800-PRINCESS (1-800-774-6237), or by visiting the company's website at princess.com. Check out the video to get an idea about Caribbean cooking.