British-Bangladeshi Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain is to front her own cookery show for the BBC.
Hussain, who was invited last week to create a birthday cake to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 90th, will take viewers on a journey tracing her family’s culinary roots – travelling from her home in Luton to her parent’s birthplace of Bangladesh.
And the two-part show’s been given the best name ever.
“It’s true Chronicles of Nadiya! So excited to share my journey with everyone …#chroniclesofnadiya.”, Hussain tweeted on Wednesday.
The stay-at-home mom has gone from strength to strength after capturing the everyone’s imagination following her appearance on the hit show Great British Bake Off.
Whilst she dazzled judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood with her amazing creations, her personality captured the nation’s heart and she won millions of fans.
Patrick Holland, who commissioned Nadiya’s new show, said in a statement: “Nadiya’s story on Bake Off touched the hearts of the nation. We are delighted that she will be using her cooking skills to take us on a journey to such an extraordinary and changing land.”
Nadiya will pick up new recipes, attempt to recreate them from scratch and make her own favourites.