Disappearing saffron, edible gardens, and regional Chinese food

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Kashmiri saffron is the most precious spice in the world, and it’s on the verge of extinction. Photo credit: Vikar Syed

Kashmiri saffron is the most precious spice in the world, and it’s on the verge of extinction. Sharanya Deepak explains why that matters. Also, two gardening experts offer tips on planting an edible garden at home, and we examine the foods of Yunnan and Chaoshan. Plus, the four life stages of a polarizing herb.

Credits

Host:
Evan Kleiman

Producers:
Nick Liao, Joseph Stone, Laryl Garcia