Ancient Astronaut theorists have suggested that many of the divine beings depicted in cultures throughout the world are not really divine--or mythological--but instead reflect extraterrestrial visitations that our ancestors did not understand.
We trace the origins of the Arabs and Islam, from nomadic Bedouins to the sophisticated Nabataean cultures at Petra and the magnificent city of Palmyra.
Monty visits a floral paradise just outside Dublin to discover how plantsman Jimi Blake fills his garden with flora for free.
The star of the show is slow-roast shoulder of lamb with rosemary and paprika rub, served with the perfect combination of potatoes and vegetables.
First up is a Thai chicken curry, perfect for a party and all people need is a fork and a bowl. Mary loves a classic dish, and what better way to showcase this than with her ham hock terrine.