Sheila Dillon embarks on a journey through the world of spices, starting with the clove.
Yasmin Khan discovers the unexpected British story of her favourite spice, saffron.
Tim Hayward bites into Britain's growing chilli scene, from growers to expert eaters.
Anna Jones visits Cornwall to find out how to harvest saffron.
Where in the world does our food come from and why? Charlotte Smith investigates.
Benjamin Ramm explores one of the strangest chapters in China's history - mango mania.
Nigel Slater makes a confession about the spice...
For Nigel Slater, nutmeg is 'the scent of Christmas', but Sheila Dillon needs convincing.
Sheila Dillon looks at how convenience mangoes have kept us from their true exotic flavour
Sheila Dillon investigates the culinary use and the latest medical findings on turmeric.