There is much more to Seafood Odyssey than cooking fish: it is also a fascinating cultural adventure.
Rick travels to some of the world’s main centres of seafood excellence, picking up recipe ideas, sampling new ingredients, and gleaning new techniques for preparing and cooking fish.
Armed with the ‘fruits’ of his travels, he returns from each destination to Padstow to create his own specially adapted and inspired dishes.
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Rick Stein sets sail on a voyage of discovery, travelling to the world's centres of seafood excellence seeking recipe ideas with new ingredients.
Rick flees the chaos of his restaurant to seek comfort from the sea. Thirty miles from Padstow he calms down, when a veteran fisherman introduces him to the best fish in the world.