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26 August 2016

Episode 254

28 minutes

We meet honey producers in Lebanon, check out a controversial five-star menu in Bethlehem and discover what food writer Elisabeth Luard has learned from her career. Plus: the week’s top headlines from Singapore.

26 August 2016

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Chapter 1

6 minutes

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Chapter 1

Fawda Café and Restaurant

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Palestinian chef Fadi Kattan is introducing a new kind of food to Bethlehem by reworking traditional recipes and supporting local farmers.

6 minutes

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

The Menu news

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The week’s top headlines from Singapore.

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Chapter 3

8 minutes

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Chapter 3

Elisabeth Luard

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Food writer Elisabeth Luard has had an astonishing career. Here she recaps some of her most memorable moments.

8 minutes

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Chapter 4

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Chapter 4

Lebanon’s honey boom

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The honey industry is experiencing a revival in Lebanon thanks to the country’s diverse geography, which provides an enormous range of nectar for bees to feast on.

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Chapter 5

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Recipe of the week: Mark Jennings

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Drinks expert and entrepreneur Mark Jennings on his favourite drink.

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