Rick Stein's Long Weekends

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 5 - Palermo

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Rick Stein visits the fascinating city of Palermo in northern Sicily. Like a vibrant carpet, the city is patterned with echoes of Arab, North African, French, Spanish, and Italian influence - making its cuisine unique and irresistible. Pine nuts, raisins, almonds, and golden breadcrumbs are combined with flavours of local ...

Season 2, Episode 4 - Thessaloniki

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Rick’s off to the North-eastern Greek city of Thessaloniki, nestling on the northern shores of the Aegean Sea. The city is revered as the gourmet capital of Greece and birthplace to possibly the greatest warrior general that ever lived, Alexander.

Season 2, Episode 3 - Cadiz

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Rick heads to southern Spain and the historic city of Cadiz. Rick is captivated by its narrow winding streets, walking in the footsteps of the ancient Phoenician and Arab traders whose influence on the city can still be seen to this day. White houses and golden Moorish domes contrast against the deep blue Atlantic, and a m...

Season 2, Episode 2 - Copenhagen

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Rick Stein eats his way around design-loving Copenhagen, the home of Hans Christian Anderson - and the latest in fine dining. Like a local, he explores the narrow streets and colourful houses of this capital city by bicycle, taking in its cutting edge contemporary architecture. Rick takes delight in Baksvaerd Kirke, where ...

Season 2 Episode 1 - Lisbon

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Rick visits Lisbon on the banks of the River Tagus, a city in love with its seafood and possibly the best custard tarts in the world. The culinary effects of Portugal’s historic explorations are still seen in its dishes with hints of cinnamon and freshly chopped coriander from the east and tomatoes and chillies from the Am...
Season 1

Season 1 Episode 3 - Berlin

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Rick’s latest culinary long weekend takes him to Berlin where history and the avant garde dwell enticingly side by side. A city that once made history with its divisive wall and Checkpoint Charlie teems today with an overwhelming array of innovative chefs offering delicious seasonal creations like pureed sunflower seeds, J...

Season 1 Episode 5 - Bologna

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Rick Stein visits Bologna in northern Italy, a city so famous for its food that it’s known as the stomach of Italy. He learns how to make the local fresh egg pasta used for tortellini, tagliatelle, ravioli and lasagne. There’s stuffed rabbit, filled with Parma ham and Parmesan frittata for dinner. At the market he finds a ...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Vienna

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Rick Stein visits Vienna - the city that once ran the Austro-Hungarian Empire and continues to be home to comfort dishes like tafelspitz and goulash and which gave its name to one of Europe's most popular dishes - the wiener schnitzel. It even produces its own unique white wine produced in vineyards overlooking the city's ...

Season 1 Episode 2 - Reykjavik

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Rick Stein heads north towards the Arctic Circle to explore the culinary delights of Reykjavik. A perfect winter break enriched with a smorgasbord of the best Iceland has to offer - succulent roast lamb, rye bread baked in volcanic sand, langoustine soup and, of course, his ongoing search for the perfect cod. Unforgettable...

Season 1 Episode 1 - Bordeaux

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The series starts in autumnal Bordeaux. Rick arrives just in time for ceps and judges a local wine contest. He hires a 2CV for an excursion to the coast - abundant with mussels and oysters. At home he cooks a memorable dish of Steak Frites with Bordelaise Sauce.