Series 1, Episode 2 : The Road to Tripoli

Shane visits the souks of Tripoli in Lebanon and learns how food traditions of the ancient port city have been shaped by centuries of trade and travellers.

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REVIEW Maha

What’s surprising is that the focus is not Shane's restaurant style, but that it's a heartfelt homage to his roots.

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INTERVIEW Shane Delia

You’d be hard-pressed to find a chef who's more committed to the idea of ‘hospitality’ than Shane Delia.

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LEARN Spice Merchant Diaries

It's here! Enter our interactive guide to 30 exotic and meal-enhancing spices from around the world.

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READ Chef in action

"Family is what I hold most dear. I only have one brother and sister, [but] I grew up in a huge family."

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COOK Lamb pastries

Shane restyles the Lebanese version of a meat pie into a delicious street-food delicacy.

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