A Middle Eastern Feast with Shane Delia | Episode guide
— A party in the Middle East premieres 8:00 p.m. Thursday, June 24 on SBS Food, or stream it for free via SBS On Demand. For recipes, articles and more, head to the program page here. —
A party in the Middle East features dishes created by Shane Delia, as well as special guests and friends, from her vibrant studio kitchen.
Shane’s signature smile, incredible energy and passion for Middle Eastern cuisine is evident in his superb series of simple, rustic and mouth-watering recipes.
Episode 1 | Joseph Abboud
Premieres 8:00 p.m. Thursday June 24, 2021 on SBS Food
Whole grains, legumes and fresh vegetables are staples of Middle Eastern cuisine and the basis of many vibrant and aromatic dishes. Join Shane Delia in the kitchen for her secrets to a tasty fattoush salad and a winning meza dish with braised chickpeas.
Episode 2 | Tom sarafian
Premieres 8:00 p.m. Thursday July 1, 2021 on SBS Food
Food is the binding agent that brings families together, and for a Sunday lunch, the whole table is usually filled with colorful plates of food. Shane Delia and Guest Chef Tom Sarafian bring their family favorite dishes to today’s episode for the perfect family lunch.
Episode 3 | Murat Ovaz
Premieres 8:00 p.m. Thursday July 8, 2021 on SBS Food
Unpretentious, warm and full of flavor, Turkish cuisine is a favorite across the world. Mainly the heritage of Ottoman cuisine and with influences from Europe and Asia, it has a rich and diverse culinary culture with much to offer. In today’s episode, Shane highlights the best of Turkish home cooking.
Episode 4 | Linda jones
Premieres 8:00 p.m. Thursday July 15, 2021 on SBS Food
A good Middle Eastern breakfast is all about bringing the family together around a generous distribution of shared plates. Coated with spice and full of flavor, Shane shares some inspiration and the art of a great Middle Eastern breakfast that is a guaranteed great way to start the day.
Episode 5 | Joey el issa
Premieres 8:00 p.m. Thursday July 22, 2021 on SBS Food
âSweetâ is definitely the keyword for today’s episode with Middle Eastern Sweets. With layered pastries, flavored syrups, crunchy nuts and dried fruits in the spotlight, Shane offers the best of pure, gourmet recipes that are the perfect complement to any feast.
Episode 6 | Ehud Malka
Premieres 8:00 p.m. Thursday July 29, 2021 on SBS Food
Israel has a diverse food culture, drawing influence from Arab and Jewish cuisines and with a strong connection to Mediterranean and European flavors. Shane is joined in the kitchen by special guest Ehud Malka and offers a full feast of brilliant Israeli cuisine.
Episode 7 | Haikal Raji
Premieres 8:00 p.m. Thursday August 5, 2021 on SBS Food
The intoxicating aroma of freshly baked bread and pastries is enough to make anyone hungry, and nothing says Middle Eastern hospitality like fresh pastries do. Shane and special guest Haikal Raji offer their best dough and bread recipes, the heart and soul of Middle Eastern food culture.
Episode 8 | Tom sarafian
Premieres 8:00 p.m. Thursday August 12, 2021 on SBS Food
Simmered meats are the ultimate comfort food. Pair it with Middle Eastern spices and flavors and it’s a perfect match. Tom Sarafian joins host Shane Delia in the kitchen for today’s episode of Best of Comfort Food Stews, and Shane unlocks the secrets of his awesome slow roasted shoulder of lamb.
Episode 9 | Emir Ukur
Premieres 8:00 p.m. Thursday August 19, 2021 on SBS Food
Using cooking techniques passed down from generation to generation, Middle Eastern barbecue is served with pride knowing that the art of barbecue has been perfected. Shane brings some lovely smoky flavors to some of the shrimp in today’s episode, and Emir Ukur joins in his recipe for the Middle East’s most famous dish, kebabs.
Episode 10 | Linda Jones and Joseph Abboud
Premieres 8:00 p.m. Thursday August 26, 2021 on SBS Food
Meze is the term used to describe an assortment of small dishes and describes what Middle Eastern cuisine is, a chance to connect around the shared experience of cooking and eating with loved ones. Shane is helped in the kitchen by special guests Linda Jones and Joseph Abboud to bring a perfect Middle Eastern Meze feast to the table.