Thursday July 16, 2020

Rick Stein: Turkish stews and Dalmatian tarts

This week, Rick Stein shares three recipes from his new book, From Venice to Istanbul

6th September, 2015
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Rick Stein’s book cover

Having read the late Patrick Leigh Fermor’s travel book Mani: Travels in the Southern

Peloponnese, I jumped at the chance of visiting his house in Kardamyli. The book is a glorious, rambling account of the rugged people and terrain of this very dry part of the Greek mainland, with constant digressions into archaic learning.

I spoke to his housekeeper, Elpida, who agreed to cook me the moussaka loved by the great man. She...

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