Category: From Venice to Istanbul

Rick Stein embarks on a new gastronomic road trip from Venice to Istanbul through the countries of the former Byzantine Empire – a melting pot of east and west.

Turkish cuisine

Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul ep.7

Rick’s road trip reaches a conclusion as he arrives in Istanbul, just in time for the bluefish season, which allows him the chance to enjoy a fishing expedition on the Bosphorus, one of the world's most strategic waterways, which divides the city into two continents.  Rick also cooks two much-loved local dishes - lavish ...

Venice to Istanbul

Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul ep.6

The chef's gastronomic road trip from Venice to Istanbul through the countries of the former Byzantine Empire is nearing its end as he leaves southern Greece for the shores of western Turkey. On the Cesme Peninsula Rick enjoys creamy Armola cheese matured in goat skins, Urla's famous red wine and the ultimate Turkish breakfast.   ...

moussaka

Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul ep.5

Continuing his journey from Venice to Istanbul, Rick Stein arrives in the Greek Peloponnese and samples some memorable dishes and the best home-made moussaka he's ever had. Back in his Symi island kitchen he cooks Galaktoboureko, Greece's all-time favourite dessert. Rick Stein embarks on a new gastronomic road trip from Venice to Istanbul through the ...

Rick Stein traditional dishes

Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul ep.4

Rick's gastronomic road trip brings him to northern Greece where he enjoys traditional dishes including veal stiffado and kotopita - which Rick declares to be the best chicken pie he has ever tasted. In the coastal city of Preveza he goes out prawn fishing and follows in the footsteps of poet Lord Byron visiting Messolonghi, ...

local dishes

Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul ep.3

Rick Stein embarks on a new gastronomic road trip from Venice to Istanbul through the countries of the former Byzantine Empire - a melting pot of east and west. The chef continues his journey through Croatia and savours the native oysters of Ston, before crossing the border into Albania, where he is joined by his ...

gastronomic road trip

Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul ep.2

Rick Stein embarks on a new gastronomic road trip from Venice to Istanbul through the countries of the former Byzantine Empire - a melting pot of east and west. The chef continues his gastronomic road trip from Venice to Istanbul taking in the countries of the former Byzantine Empire - a renowned melting pot of ...

Rick Stein

Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul ep.1

Rick Stein embarks on a new gastronomic road trip from Venice to Istanbul through the countries of the former Byzantine Empire - a melting pot of east and west. His journey begins in the city of Venice, and on the idyllic Greek island of Symi he cooks some of his favourite Venetian dishes including seafood ...