This incredible Turkish recipe for stuffed aubergine, inspired by Rick's trip to Istanbul, are made with pomegranate molasses and seeds, pine nuts, chilli and lamb. A great idea for a dinner party.
Gnocchi con Granseola (Gnocchi with Crab) from Rick Stein's From Venice to Istanbul
classic fish soup with rouille and croutons.
This Croatian Sour Cherry Strudel from Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul makes a great alternative to the traditional Christmas cake. This is an excellent store-cupboard dish, using tinned cherries, walnuts and frozen filo pastry.