Top chef tickles Iraqi taste buds
bbc / Natalia Antelava

The daily breakfast show on state television is the way that many people in Iraq start their day and some tune in for just one reason - to learn the culinary secrets of Iraq's best known chef.

Every morning, the round face of Chef Firas pops up on screens across the country.

"For me this is about creativity, about inspiration," he says during the programme break. "In Iraq many people don't realise that cooking can be creative and fun."

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