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Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul : Discovering the flavours of the Eastern Mediterrean - Rick Stein

Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul

Discovering the flavours of the Eastern Mediterrean

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Published: 3rd August 2015
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From the mythical heart of Greece, to the Black Sea flavours of Croatia and the Eastern influences of Turkish food, Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul will share over 100 recipes inspired by centuries of tradition and history.

Forever influenced by its past as part of the Byzantine Empire, the Eastern Mediterranean stretches from Venice to Albania, to Croatia, Turkey and the shores of Greece, and stands as a gateway between East and West. This melting pot of cultures inspires the unique and exotic character of its cuisine, which Rick Stein blends with his own passion for fabulous produce, fresh seafood and authentic cooking.

Using influences from the Middle East, North Africa and the Balkans, Rick will share recipes such as garlic shrimps with soft polenta, stuffed squash leaves, and yoghurt baked lamb. Accompanying the major BBC One series, Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul is a visually stunning collection of inspiring recipes to evoke the magic of the Byzantine Empire at home.

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Rick Stein's Middle East
 
4.8

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  • Well written (5)
  • Informative (4)
  • Deserves multiple readings (3)
  • Easy to read (3)

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5.0

Great book to keep forever

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Easy to understand
  • Informative
  • Well Written

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    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Good easy and tasty recipes
    • Reference

    Comments about Rick Stein's Middle East:

    Love this book it's very easy to read and has more information at the end which helps explain some of the ingredients.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Rick Stein at his best

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    from Regional NSW

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Informative
    • Page-Turner
    • Well Written

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      Best Uses

      • For people who love cookbooks &/Rick Stein
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      Comments about Rick Stein's Middle East:

      The cover of this glorious book is just a sheer delight.When you look behind the loose jacket you get a wonderful surprise as the hard cover is decorated to look like Greek tiles. Recipes are easy to follow & those we've tried are delicious

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      4.0

      Another fabulous book from Rick!

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      from Kew Melbourne Victoria

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      Pros

      • Beautiful colour photos and easy to follow
      • Informative
      • Well Written

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          Comments about Rick Stein's Middle East:

          This is the book from Rick Stein's recent TV series. It was just as beautifully illustrated as his previous cook books - and I have them all.

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          5.0

          Like being in the series....

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          from Melbourne

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          Pros

          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Easy To Read
          • Well Written

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            Best Uses

            • Gift
            • Reference
            • Travel Reading

            Comments about Rick Stein's Middle East:

            It is wonderful to follow the recipes when watching the series 'Venice to Istanbul'. I have made many of the dishes in this book. Great Med foods.

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            • Easy To Follow Fabulous
            • Easy To Read
            • Informative
            • Well Written

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • New Easy To Follow Crea

            Comments about Rick Stein's Middle East:

            This book is a beautiful re-creation of the TV series of Rick Stein's travels through the Middle East. It feels like he is talking to you as you read each recipe. He uses ingredients that we can all access with wonderful results.

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            Rick Stein

            Rick Stein's passion for using good-quality local produce and his talent for creating delicious flavour combinations 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 Spain 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 seafood cookery school, food shops and a pub in the nearby village of St Merryn. In 2003 Rick was awarded an OBE for services to West Country tourism. He divides his time between Padstow and Australia, where he also has a seafood restaurant by the sea in Mollymook, NSW.

            Visit Rick Stein's Booktopia Author Page


            ISBN: 9781849908603
            ISBN-10: 1849908605
            Audience: General
            Format: Hardcover
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 324
            Published: 3rd August 2015
            Publisher: Ebury Publishing
            Country of Publication: GB
            Dimensions (cm): 25.2 x 19.2  x 3.2
            Weight (kg): 0.98
            Edition Number: 1