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Rick Stein’s Home-Cooked Summer

In the third instalment of our A Home-Cooked Summer series, we are joined by culinary globetrotter, Rick Stein, who shares five recipes from his latest cookbook, Rick Stein’s Secret France, to inspire a home-cooked summer with a decidedly French feel.


10 flavourful and inspiring new French dishes you’ll discover in Rick Stein’s Secret France

Rick Stein’s Secret France is a cookbook about French cuisine, but perhaps not as you know it. Travelling from the north to the south of France, Rick sets off in search of the authentic, classic and lesser-known recipes of this much-celebrated cuisine.


Cook From the Book: Rick Stein’s The Road to Mexico

The Happy Foodie team has been trying out recipes from Rick Stein’s fantastic cookbook, The Road to Mexico, find out how we got on…

Recipe Collections

Rick Stein’s Long Weekends Dinner Party Menu

Travel the world from the comfort of your kitchen this weekend with Rick Stein’s dinner party menu from his cookbook, Rick Stein’s Long Weekends.


Blogger Rachel Phipps: Feasting from Rick Stein’s Venice to Istanbul

Our blogger of the month, Rachel Phipps, was a big fan of Rick Stein’s TV series, Venice to Istanbul. See how she got on cooking a feast from the book at home.


Watch: Rick Stein shows how to prepare squid for cooking

In this indispensable video guide, TV chef and seafood expert Rick Stein shows how to prepare squid for cooking.


Watch: Rick Stein shows how to clean and prepare mussels for cooking

Learn how to clean and prepare mussels correctly in this indispensable new video guide from Rick Stein, Britain’s best-loved seafood expert.


What My Mother Taught Me: Rick Stein’s childhood food memories

Rick Stein reminisces about the food of his childhood – find out why his mother’s fish cakes are still the best he has ever tasted.


Video interview: Rick Stein on his memoir

In this exclusive video interview, Rick Stein reminisces about his childhood; love of music; early TV career and beloved dog, Chalky. His memoir, Under a Mackerel Sky is out now in hardback.


Book extract: Rick Stein’s Under a Mackerel Sky

Rick Stein reminisces with humour and warmth about the food served at his boarding school in this extract from his memoir, Under a Mackerel Sky.


​‘You can’t hurry curry!’ What Rick Stein Learnt in India

Rick Stein’s foodie travels round India have changed the way he cooks, introducing him to new methods, flavours and gadgets. He tells all to The Happy Foodie.


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