The Spice Trail
- Cooking, Travel, Documentary
The history of the world's spices is full of travel, blood, culture and money. Their incredibly high price tags made them status symbols, and they were often traded as currency. In medieval times, some were thought to be able to cure diseases. In "The Spice Trail," host Kate Humble retraces the footsteps of the explorers who traded spices, traveling around the world to discover the histories and myths behind them as well as the modern-day cultures who still rely on them to keep their local economies going.