Shane Delia's Spice Journey

February 2020
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S1 Ep10 - The Caspian Sea

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Having travelled close to 2000 kilometres on his journey across the Middle East and gained glimpses into 2000 years of Persian culinary history, Shane Delia arrives in Iran's north, which borders Turkey and the Caspian Sea and where the food influences are very Ottoman. Here Shane visits the world's oldest covered bazaar.
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S1 Ep9 - Tehran

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Shane Delia's culinary journey across the Middle East continues as he travels from Isfahan, the ancient capital of Persia to Tehran, capital of contemporary Iran. From the ancient city of minarets, palaces and mosques to funky teahouses of the modern city, Shane discovers a very different culture. His preconceptions about ...
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S1 Ep8 - Yazd

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Shane Delia's culinary journey across the Middle East continues in Iran as he takes to the silk road to meet nomads that have been keeping ancient methods of bread making alive. Shane visits the largest saffron farms in the region and crosses a desert to the hottest city in Iran to taste pashmak - the original fairy floss.
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S1 Ep7 - Welcome to Iran

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Shane Delia's culinary journey across the Middle East continues as he travels to Iran, home to one of the world's most influential cooking traditions - Persian cuisine. From the Arabic and African spice coasts of the Persian Gulf, Shane travels inland to Shiraz, city of pomegranates, walled gardens and Persian haute cuisin...
January 2020
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S1 Ep6 - Beirut

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Shane Delia's culinary journey continues as he travels to Beirut where, despite the visible scars of the recent civil war, a vibrant food scene is driving a renaissance in Arabic cuisine. Shane visits one of the oldest refugee camps in the world to learn a traditional Palestinian dish, explores the Armenian region of the c...
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S1 Ep5 - The South

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Shane Delia’s culinary journey into Middle Eastern cuisine continues as he visits the twin port cities of Sidon, where the beautiful people play and pop-up restaurants cover the beach. Shane then travels into the hills to visit an area devastated by bombs but which now produces some of the best goats’ cheese in Lebanon. Ba...
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S1 Ep4 - Beqaa Valley

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Shane Delia's culinary journey into Middle Eastern cuisine continues as he travels to the Bekka Valley and visits the ancient temple of Bacchus, the god of fertility. Here he stops at Lebanon's finest vineyards and learns about the art of Arabic winemaking. After dropping in on local farmers to taste some traditionally cur...
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S1 Ep3 - Mountain Secrets

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Shane Delia's culinary journey into Middle Eastern cuisine continues as he explores mountain hideouts in central Lebanon where he learns age-old methods of meat preservation from members of the ancient and mysterious sect of the Druze. Inspired by this unique mountain cuisine, Shane heads home to create contemporary versio...
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S1 Ep2 - The Road to Tripoli

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Shane Delia's culinary journey into Middle Eastern cuisine continues as he explores the souks of Tripoli. There he learns how food traditions of the ancient port city have been shaped by centuries of trade and travellers. Shane then heads home to create his own modern day Tripoli banquet of samke harra, mougrabieh and trad...
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S1 Ep1 - Malta to Lebanon

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Shane Delia’s enthusiasm for food and culture comes together in this ten-part series, as the award-winning chef takes a culinary journey into Middle Eastern cuisine. Shane heads to his homeland, the old Phoenician outpost of Malta where the aromatics and spices of the Middle East mingle with European traditions of the Medi...
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