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Biography

Nadiya Hussain rose to fame after winning the sixth series of The Great British Bake Show. She was one of the most memorable contestants ever due to her captivating smile and inspirational winner’s speech. Since winning, Nadiya’s career has gone from strength to strength. She has presented many cookery shows for the BBC including Nadiya’s British Food Adventure, Nadiya’s Family Favorites and her latest Time to Eat which is now also on Netflix. Nadiya has also presented food travelogues including The Chronicles of Nadiya and Nadiya’s Asian Odyssey. She has also co-presented The Big Family... READ MORE

Nadiya Hussain rose to fame after winning the sixth series of The Great British Bake Show. She was one of the most memorable contestants ever due to her captivating smile and inspirational winner’s speech. Since winning, Nadiya’s career has gone from strength to strength. She has presented many cookery shows for the BBC including Nadiya’s British Food Adventure, Nadiya’s Family Favorites and her latest Time to Eat which is now also on Netflix. Nadiya has also presented food travelogues including The Chronicles of Nadiya and Nadiya’s Asian Odyssey. She has also co-presented The Big Family Cooking Showdown and Junior Bake Off. Her cookery books and cookery/story books for children have reached bestseller status and include Time to Eat, Nadiya’s Family Favorites, Nadiya’s British Food Adventure, Nadiya’s Kitchen and the Nadiya’s Bake Me a Story trilogy. Nadiya has also written three novels – The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters, The Fall and Rise of the Amir Sisters and The Hopes and Triumphs of the Amir Sisters. Her first picture book, My Monster and Me, was published in October 2019, as was Finding My Voice, an emotive look at the different roles Nadiya plays in her life and how they have shaped her. Her latest cookery book – Nadiya Bakes – will be published in the UK in September 2020. Her new picture book – Today I’m Strong – will be published in October 2020.

Nadiya makes regular appearances at cookery events throughout the UK and abroad, including the BBC Good Food Show and many more, and has featured in the BBC’s 100 Most Influential Women list. She also features regularly in the media with columns in The Times and previously BBC Good Food Magazine and Essentials.

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