Published to accompany a new 6-part series on BBC2 in the summer of 2013, this sees Stein set off on a trip round India in search of the perfect curry. Indian food is hugely popular in the UK, "Rick Stein's Far Eastern Odyssey" sold more than 130,000 copies, and "Rick Stein's Spain" more than 90,000. Stein brings the 6 finest dishes that he's discovered on his journey back to the UK and puts them to the test.
RICK STEIN's passion for using good-quality local produce and his talent for creating delicious flavour combinations in his books and restaurants have won him a host of awards, accolades and fans. As well as presenting a number of television series, he has published many best-selling cookery books, including "French Odysse"y, "Coast to Coast," "Far Eastern Odyssey" and "Rick Stein's Spain."
Rick is a firm supporter of sustainable farming and fishing techniques, which he strives to maintain in Padstow, Cornwall, where he runs four acclaimed restaurants and a seafood cookery school, as well as a delicatessen and patisserie. In 2003 Rick was awarded an OBE for services to West Country tourism. He divides his time between Padstow and Australia, where he opened a restaurant, "Rick Stein at Bannister'"s, in 2009.