Shane Delia's Spice Journey

June 2017

S1 Ep10 - Istanbul Secrets: The Culinary Underbelly

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Shane arrives back in Istanbul along the Bosphorus in a private launch, past jet boats docked at renovated wooden waterside palaces, and crossing the wake of countless passenger boats. He can tell there’s a whole lot more going on here below the sur...

S1 Ep9 - Ordu - Where Georgia's Always On Your Mind

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In Ordu, Shane is introduced to a cuisine whose culinary heritage lies to the north in Georgia, the former Soviet state. As he joins the hazelnut harvest, and visits an emerald green tea plantation, Shane is introduced to an entirely different and v...

S1 Ep8 - Trabzon - A Hungering For Hamsi

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Shane journeys north to reach the Black Sea port town of Trabzon, where he tracks down a very special fish, known as the hamsi, and recipes that do this small, anchovy-like creature, culinary justice. Along the way, Shane undertakes a culinary odyss...

S1 Ep7 - Food Culture At The Dawn Of Civilisation

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Thousands of years ago, the foundations of Middle Eastern cuisine were laid in Mesopotamia. Shane journeys to the headlands of the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers in Turkey and encounters living history on a plate. The flavours and dishes he experiences...

S1 Ep6 - The Heart Of Anatolian Cuisine

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The Heart of Anatolian Cuisine - Shane explores some of Turkey’s most famous flavours in Cappadocia, home to an ancient landscape, along with ancient underground cooking techniques. The extraordinary – and very suggestive – ‘fairy chimneys’ of Cappa...

Turkey S1 Ep5 - Fethiye - Land Of Plenty

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Shane visits one of Turkey’s most fertile and ecologically diverse regions, Fethiye. Shane wants to see what’s going on beyond the tourist locales and heads into the hinterland to see whether the local Turkish cuisine – celebrated for thousands of y...

S1 Ep4 - Bodrum Peninsula - Turkish Delights From The Deep

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Bodrum Peninsula: Turkish Delights from the Deep - Shane heads off to explore the Bodrum Peninsula, on board the Regina – a luxury schooner that featured in James Bond’s most recent film, Skyfall. After all, the best way to see the Bodrum Peninsula ...

S1 Ep3 - Shifting Sands Of The Aegean

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Shane discovers how the state of flux that characterises this region has given rise to a cuisine and culture that draws on ancient traditions carried by people moving from one place to the next. Shane meets descendants of Greek Muslim families forci...

S1 Ep2 - Warriors And Wine-Dark Seas

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Warriors and Wine-Dark Seas - Shane alights at Gallipoli almost one hundred years after the famed 1915 ANZAC landings. From here, he gets to know the Dardanelles, and witnesses how the local cuisine has been influenced by the infiltration of so many...
May 2017

S1 Ep1 - Ottomania - Food Fit For Sultans

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Ottomania: Food Fit For Sultans - Back with his new series, Shane Delia witnesses the rebirth of Ottoman cuisine and traditions in Istanbul, the city that straddles the continents of Europe and Asia. The episode follows Shane as he explores the life...