In this landmark series, six cooks share their passion for exquisite food and exotic flavours. Each will travel to a different country to track down the origins of the dishes they love and discover how. But this series is about much more than food. A Cook Abroad goes off the beaten track to bring viewers some of the most fascinating places on the planet, making it a mission to get under the skin of cultures very different from our own. history, geography and culture have shaped what we eat today.