Rick Stein’s Venice to Istanbul

During Rick Stein’s Venice to Istanbul series, he discovers more than 100 Byzantine recipes inspired by centuries of eastern Mediterranean history and tradition. Follow Rick as he travels through the mythical heart of Greece to the Black Sea via the flavours of Croatia and the oriental influences of Turkish food.

Recipes include garlic shrimps with soft polenta, barbecued chicken with sumac, stuffed squash leaves and yoghurt-baked lamb and is accompanied by stunning location photography from Croatia, Venice and Istanbul. 

Get the book

Order a signed copy of Rick Stein’s Venice to Istanbul, which includes 120 new recipes to recreate for your friends and family at home here. 

Try the dishes in our restaurants

You can look forward to trying some of the dishes from Venice to Istanbul on our menus – including hake alla Carlina, Butrint mussels, cuttlefish risotto and saganaki halloumi. Choose a restaurant here.

Learn to cook the recipes

To celebrate dishes from Venice to Istanbul, Head Chef Lecturer Nick at our cookery school in Padstow has included some of them in a new two day Taste of the Mediterranean course.

Two day cookery course – £360

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