In episode 9 of our web series exploring the 400 year relationship between Britain and India, Lizzie Collingham and Shaf Islam teach us how to make a 18th century curry in a style that became very popular during the Victorian period. Join along at home, using a limited amount of ingredients and spices - will this Victorian curry be as good as your local takeaway?

In this unique episode, we take you on a 400 year culinary journey with professional chefs who cook food as it would have tasted hundreds of years ago! Our chefs use original recipes to understand the history and impact of the spice trade on our palate. From the first curry houses to chutneys, sauces and much more, examining how historic trade has changed modern food culture.