Ben Bakewell is a baker with a unique gift, putting him at the top of the culinary world. More commonly known as Cake, he meets Ravuth, a Cambodian man residing in England. Ravuth fled his home many years ago to evade the Khmer Rouge who captured his family.
As a youngster, Ravuth discovered a plant, which many years later he found made an extraordinary cake spice. After many years of searching for his family, he employs Jed Culver, a disgraced DEA agent, now working in Cambodia as a Private Investigator. Thanks to Jed and modern technology, Ravuth gets possible evidence of his family's whereabouts. However, with Jed's bitterness for his old employer, and after discovering the harmless plant is not as it seems, it leads him along a deadly path to find the plant.
Ravuth and Cake journey to Cambodia to embark on their search, encountering twists and turns along the way.
Spice takes you from the glitz and glamour of the fashionable London restaurant scene to the wild untamed jungles surrounding the Cardamom mountain region of South East Asia, as the participants race to locate the remarkable plant and find Ravuth's long lost kin.