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Far Eastern Odyssey

Rick Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey ep. 1

Rick Stein takes the viewer on an epic culinary journey by sea, down rivers and overland to explore the Far East's diverse food cultures, which have soared to the heights of popularity the world over.      Rick Stein's Far Eastern Odyssey ep. 1   He begins his odyssey in Cambodia, a country still recovering from the regime of the Khmer Rouge. Nevertheless, tourists are beginning to return to this land dotted with sugar palms, paddy fields and small…

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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 East and West. This instalment finds the gastronome in the city of Ravenna, where he discovers Piadinas, a thin Italian flatbread street food…

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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 risotto, tiramisu and gnocchi with spider crab.

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Rick Stein’s Road To Mexico ep.7

Rick Stein’s Road To Mexico ep.7

Rick Stein's journey begins to draw to a close as he heads east from Oaxaca to the Yucatan Peninsula - a place once frequented by real pirates of the Caribbean, including our own Sir Francis Drake. Here, where the Europeans first landed over five hundred years ago, the local folk have lighter skins and bluey-green eyes.     They feast on the hottest chilli of them all, the habanero, and give slow food a new meaning as they bury and…

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Chilli chocolate truffles

Rick Stein’s Road To Mexico ep.6

For Mexicans, their most revered dishes come from the south and their Mecca is undeniably Oaxaca, where locals still dress in traditional costume, bringing to life the enduring descriptions of writers like D H Lawrence, who fell in love with the area.     This is the land that coined the phrase 'people of the corn', the former site of the desert empire of the Zapotecs, and the home of Mexico's national cheese queso oaxacana. Totally off the beaten track…

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