Cooking from Venice to Istanbul

two day course from £360.00

Available from 1st Jan 1970

A two-day exploration of Rick’s latest food journey through the Eastern Mediterranean. Cooking from Venice to Istanbul is an exclusive chance to try some of Rick’s newest recipes.

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Course dishes 2017

Day 1

  • Spiced lamb filo pastries with red onion, cinnamon & cumin
  • Grilled mackerel stuffed with hot red pepper paste, parsley and garlic
  • Butrint mussels
  • Veal, mint and oregano meatballs in a rich tomato sauce
  • Croatian sour cherry strudel
  • Stuffed duck

Day 2

  • Çilbir
  • Black risotto
  • Fried red mullet with oranges and capers
  • Chicken with apricots and almonds – Mahmudiye
  • Tiramisu


  • Making filo parcels
  • Butterflying, stuffing and char-grilling a round fish
  • Identifying, cleaning and cooking mussels
  • Making meatballs
  • Making a strudel
  • Boning, rolling and stuffing a whole duck
  • Poaching an egg
  • Making a risotto
  • Cleaning, preparing and slow cooking cuttlefish
  • Preparing a whole round fish to be coated and fried
  • Jointing a whole chicken
  • Making tirimisu

Course overview

Arrive – 8:45am
Welcome – Enjoy a tea or coffee while browsing the recipes for the day and meeting your fellow chefs
From 9am – Watch our chefs demo three dishes then recreate each dish in pairs at your workstation enjoying the fruits of your labour
Lunch – At our long ‘en famille’ dining table overlooking the Camel Estuary with a glass of wine or two
Afternoon demo – Time to relax with a glass of wine and watch our chef demonstrate the final dish of the day
4pm – Finish. You will be presented with a Rick Stein’s Cookery School certificate and signed copy of Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul, plus a chance to browse our shop with an exclusive voucher.

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School & Stay

There is no better way to relax and unwind after a day at Rick Stein’s Cookery School than in one of our beautiful coastal inspired rooms, designed by Jill Stein.

With over 40 guest rooms and a serviced cottage in Padstow as well as self-catering properties in nearby Trevone and Martindale, we have the perfect place to stay in Cornwall.

Call 01841 532700 or click here to find out more.

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