> Skip to content
  • Published: 3 August 2015
  • ISBN: 9781849908603
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $55.00
Categories:

Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul



This is a memorable food odyssey: journeying through an ancient landscape discovering great food, creating dishes from recipes that have lasted the course of time. This beautifully illustrated book contains 120 recipes from Rick's major 2015 series on BBC2.

From the mythical heart of Greece to the fruits of the Black Sea coast; from Croatian and Albanian flavours to the spices and aromas of Turkey and beyond – the cuisine of the Eastern Mediterranean is a vibrant melting pot brimming with character.

Accompanying the major BBC Two series, Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul includes over 100 spectacular recipes discovered by Rick during his travels in the region. The ultimate mezze spread of baba ghanoush, pide bread and keftedes. Mouthwatering garlic shrimps with soft polenta. Heavenly Dalmatian fresh fig tart.

Packed with stunning photography of the food and locations, and filled with Rick's passion for fresh produce and authentic cooking, this is a stunning collection of inspiring recipes to evoke the magic of the Eastern Mediterranean at home.

  • Published: 3 August 2015
  • ISBN: 9781849908603
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $55.00
Categories:

About the author

Rick Stein

Rick Stein's passion for using good-quality local produce and his talent for creating delicious recipes in his books and restaurants have won him a host of awards, accolades and fans. As well as presenting a number of television series, he has published many best-selling cookery books, including French Odyssey, Coast to Coast, Far Eastern Odyssey, Rick Stein's Long Weekends and Rick Stein’s India.

Rick has always believed in showcasing local seafood and farm produce in his four restaurants in Padstow, Cornwall, where he also has a cookery school, food shops and a pub in the nearby village of St Merryn. In 2018 Rick was awarded an CBE for services to the economy. He divides his time between Padstow, London and Australia, where he also has two seafood restaurants by the sea in Mollymook, and Port Stephens NSW.

Also by Rick Stein

See all

Discover more

Article
Rick Stein’s lamb kofte

Try this free recipe from Rick Stein’s From Venice to Istanbul.

Related titles