A Taste Of Iran

FOOD TELEVISION – Thursdays from 25 March, 8.30pm

BBC journalist Sadeq Saba takes a personal journey around a country of which he is fiercely proud, and it soon becomes apparent that there is a lot more to Iran than nuclear standoffs and mullahs. In a country suspicious of the outside media, this is a rare opportunity to meet ordinary Iranians going about their daily lives – shopping, cooking, working and having fun. Saba banters with his feisty sister Fariba about women’s rights, relaxes with tea pickers amid mountainous rolling plantations, braves leeches to joke with rice planters and receives tips on how to eat candy floss from the factory floor.