Series 1, Episode 9 : Tehran

Shane travels from Esfahan, ancient capital of Persia to Tehran, contemporary capital of Iran.

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During each episode, Shane Delia will be live tweeting. Join in the conversation using #SpiceJourney.

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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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