Nigel Slater explores the Middle East, cooking and eating with the people of Lebanon, Turkey and Iran, as he discovers the secrets of the world’s oldest cuisines.

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Nigel Slater’s Middle East – Iran ep.3

Nigel Slater's Middle Eastern food adventure concludes by visiting a country shrouded in mystery and often in the headlines - Iran. Here Nigel sets out to discover the secrets of Persian food, one of the oldest and most influential cuisines in the world.     He begins his journey in the bustling capital Tehran, where he is invited into the homes of people who cook dishes that have been handed through the generations. He is taken to lunch at his…

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Nigel Slater’s Middle East – Turkey ep.2

Nigel Slater continues his Middle Eastern culinary adventure by visiting Turkey, home to one of the world's grandest cuisines. Travelling from the bustling megacity of Istanbul to the rural heartlands of central Anatolia, and through the mountains of the Black Sea, Nigel discovers a vast and varied landscape, rich with tradition and local flavour.     Nigel starts in Istanbul, previously Constantinople, the capital which at its height was the epicentre of some of the most exciting food in the…

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Nigel Slater’s Middle East – Lebanon ep.1

Nigel Slater explores the Middle East, cooking and eating with the people of Lebanon, Turkey and Iran, as he discovers the secrets of the world's oldest cuisines.     Nigel Slater embarks on a Middle Eastern food adventure to explore some of the oldest and grandest cuisines in the world. His first stop, Lebanon, exemplifies Levantine cuisine but is also influenced by its position on the Mediterranean. The flavours, colours and fragrances of the region have travelled the globe but…

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