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Spice world

Duration: 02:30

Salt is often used as a preservative but do you know the real foodie pros and cons of this essential mineral?

Discover the journey of one of the world’s oldest food flavourings, from a history rich in taxes, power and status to being used as an everyday kitchen ingredient.

Available since: Tue 13 Dec 2011


Series Producer
Karen Plumb
Si King
Dave Myers
Executive Producer
Pete Lawrence

This clip is from

Hairy Bikers' Best of British Series 1 - 45 minute versions, Spices

23/30 The duo explore the origins of Britain's favourite spices and visit a chilli festival.

First broadcast: 14 Dec 2011

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