Delicacy Hunter

July 2020

Season 2 Episode 5 - Italy

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In this paradise for foodies, Jamie gets in touch with Stella, a second-generation Chinese Italian chef who, just like him, is trying to bring together two cultures at the same table. Driving his Vespa through Rome, Jamie visits the area of the Castelli, where he discovers why centuries-old recipes are still kept closely g...

Season 2 Episode 4 - Germany

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For his first stop outside China, Jamie travels to the heart of Europe and a crucial piece of the New Silk Road, where he visits a huge Chinese residential community in the town of Birkenfield. In the land of sausages, he discovers why this German dish is so popular across the globe, and how some delicacies hold a strong l...

Season 2 Episode 3 - Zhangye

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Jamie travels along the Hexi Corridor up to the North Silk Road of Gangsu's stronghold, Zhangye. Here, just beside the Danxia landform, he finds a magnificent variety of delicacies to drool over. From the fire and flames of spicy stir-fried meat to a local variety of noodles, he witnesses the rich traditions surrounding Yu...

Season 2 Episode 2 - Gannan

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Wandering across the Silk Road towards, Jamie comes across one of the most breath-taking sceneries along this centuries-old trail. In this area influenced by Tibetan culture and traditions, he tastes the fruits of nature at their most basic and essential, and learns how life in this place has made locals come up with creat...

Season 2 Episode 1 - Shanxi

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Returning to Shanxi, Jamie visits the countryside around Xi'An in time to join the wheat harvesting season. He explores the art of the local farmers, inspiring his taste buds to create new recipes for the local harvest celebration, where he puts together local ingredients such as chilies, cold skin and, of course, noodles.
December 2019

Season 1 Episode 6 - Urumqi

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Jamie is at his last stop on the silk road journey, Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang. He will spend time with the lovely Kazakh friends in the mountains and experience an amazing array of ethnically diverse foods from Kazakh horsemeat to Uyghur baked buns. He will get an exclusive lesson in making everybody’s favourite nood...

Season 1 Episode 5 - Turpan

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Turpan, nicknamed the world’s sweetest city, is the next leg of Jamie’s culinary journey. After lending a hand at a vineyard, and learning what makes these grapes so highly prized, he will risk it all to discover the local secret of what makes this China’s largest grape growing region. He also will find the top chefs to te...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Dunhuang

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Next stop, Dunhuang, the last city that trade merchants would pass through on the ancient silk road before braving the desert. Jamie will be introduced to the wonders of desert lifestyle to find out how the harsh local terrain has helped to shape the unique food culture.

Season 1 Episode 3 - Wuzhong

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Wuzhong, home to the largest Muslim community on the silk road, and of course China’s best place to enjoy Chinese halal food. Jamie will learn an unusual breakfast recipe that’s certainly not for the faint-hearted and face his hardest noodle challenge yet.

Season 1 Episode 2 - Heyang

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Next up on Jamie’s silk road food trek, he will travel to Heyang - which is well known for being home to some of China’s most ancient cooking techniques. He will meet the best local chefs to find out about the oldest Chinese recipes, have a lesson in the art of ‘bun flower’ making, and get his hands dirty in the fields.