The Rich Tradition: Episode 4 Mediterranean Seafood



This episode begins with Elisabeth Luard spending time with the crew of a fishing boat in San Remo, in north Italy near the border with France, and sharing their meal of spaghetti with cuttle-fish, tomato and peas, and fried small fish. She then goes to Murano near Venice, where she visits a restaurant to share the staff meal of fresh sardines and salad before being shown how to make the region's favourite dish of Spaghetti alle vongole. The episode ends with Elisabeth in Marseille learning how to make the iconic Bouillabaisse.

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In Revisiting "The Rich Tradition", Elisabeth Luard gives an updated introduction to the video series based on European Peasant Cookery. Other episodes in The Rich Tradition include: the Island of Mull; Andalucia in southern Spain; The Ruthines of Slovakia; Provence in France; Holland; Sweden; Slovakia; the Black Forest in Germany; Hungary; Friuli in Italy; Cork in Ireland; Lent and Easter in Eastern Europe; and the bonus episode, Home from the Sea, in Tangier, Morocco.

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