The four new shows feature celebrity chefs, including Chef Manal Al Alem (in pic), Chef Leyla Fathalla and Chef Wafik Belaid, and a new talent in professional life coach, Leila Almaeena.
The Middle East-based food network, Fatafeat, has announced a lineup of fresh shows during Ramadan. The four new shows feature celebrity chefs, including Chef Manal Al Alem, Chef Leyla Fathalla and Chef Wafik Belaid, and a new talent in professional life coach, Leila Almaeena.
This Ramadan, Chef Manal El Alem, will offer a mix of traditional Arabic sweets and desserts. Leila Almaeena from Saudi Arabia, is a certified life coach, and in this series, she will take viewers on a colourful culinary journey in her modern kitchen.The show is a new concept: a cooking show that builds a bridge between food and wellbeing.
Chef Wafik Belaid is a native from Grombalia, a Tunisian district renowned for its culinary heritage. His love for Tunisian cuisine pushed him to showcase the beauty of his homeland through its culinary heritage. In Season 2, Chef Wafik serves more recipes from the heritage of the Mediterranean cuisine. Chef Wafik is joined by a co-host, a friendly puppet.
Chef Leyla Fathallah is a Lebanese chef born in Beirut who holds a degree in culinary art from Le Cordon Bleu in France. In her new show, Chef Leyla is joined in her kitchen by fans from across the Arab world.
Commenting on the new Ramadan programming, Nahla Elmallawany, Head of Content at Discovery Networks MENA, said: Fatafeat is committed to investing in and developing exciting, relevant content and talent to offer viewers a prime viewing experience, across multi-platforms. Through on air and off-air activity, we are bringing Fatafeat back to its roots as the only place to celebrate Ramadan.
As well as the new line up, there will be repeats, including Mays Kitchen with May Yacoubi, Tafaneeno with food stylist Afnane Moukhtar, A La Suzzan and Yassin with Chef Suzzan Moukhtar and her son Yassin Moukhtar, Soroud Emaratiya and Modern Cuisine with Chef Mohammed Orfali.
This year, Fatafeat will also create digital short-form content.