Travel Nav

Follow us on

Best of Travel

In this video from the BBC archive, food writer and presenter Stefan Gates cooks his way around war-torn Afghanistan, discovering local dishes and finding out how the country's reconstruction is going.

He narrowly avoids being blown up by abandoned Soviet scud missiles, eats fat-tailed sheep with a former Taliban commander and samples US army rations.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.