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Rick Stein’s Food Stories

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Rick Stein


05 September 2024

Rick Stein's Food Stories

Who’s the author? Well-loved and respected chef, TV presenter and author Rick Stein has produced an array of award-winning books and BBC television series, including Rick Stein’s Long Weekends, Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul, Rick Stein’s India, Rick Stein’s Secret France, and Rick Stein at Home.

Whether he’s showcasing the food of his beloved Cornwall or exploring the cuisines and ingredients of global locations, Rick’s warm, approachable style and passion for good-quality local produce has won him a host of awards and fans. Rick has 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 a CBE for services to the economy.

What’s it about? Accompanying a major new BBC2 series, Rick Stein’s Food Stories is a collection of new classics that celebrate modern Britain. The recipes reflect a mouth-watering and heartfelt exploration of British cuisine today, and how different cultures have influenced the nation’s evolving palate. Rick highlights traditional favourites while putting his twist on the new foods and flavours that have come to our shores in over 100 diverse, exciting, and easy new recipes.

With stunning food and location photography, Rick Stein’s Food Stories also shines a spotlight on talented food heroes across the country. From food growers and producers to home cooks to rebellious young chefs, Rick takes us on a delicious journey through Britain’s joyous and ever-changing food scene.

Recipes we love: Bangers and Champ with Red Wine Gravy, Crumpets with Potted Shrimp, Tattie Scones with Smoked Salmon, Arroz Roja and Paneer Jalfrezi.

Perfect for: Rick Stein fans looking for a new collection of delicious recipes that celebrate the best of British food, as well as anyone looking for the perfect gift for the foodie in their life.


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