Nadiya Hussain

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Nadiya Hussain rose to fame after winning the sixth series of The Great British Bake Off. Since winning, she has become a food writer and TV presenter.

From humble beginnings, Nadiya learned basic cooking skills at school. At the time of The Great British Bake Off, she was “a full-time mum” living in Leeds while also studying for a degree in Childhood and Youth Studies.

Food Writer

Nadiya is a columnist for The Times Magazine and has signed publishing deals with Penguin Random House, Hodder Children’s Books and Harlequin. She released her first book ‘Nadiya’s Kitchen’ in 2016.

Hussain is a Contributing Editor to the UK’s biggest food media brand, BBC’s Good Food, and her recipes have also appeared in BBC’s Good Food magazine, The Guardian and The Telegraph.

In 2017, Michael Joseph published a tie-in cookery book for Hussain’s primetime eight-part BBC2 cookery series of the same name, Nadiya’s British Food Adventure.

Celebrity Baker

Nadiya Hussain won the sixth series of The Great British Bake Off. With more than 15 million viewers, the final was the most-watched show of 2015. She was subsequently invited to produce a cake for the 90th birthday celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II.

She travelled to Bangladesh to trace her culinary roots for a food travelogue, The Chronicles of Nadiya. The series featured at the 2017 National Television Awards.

In November 2016, Nadiya was a judge on the fourth series of Junior Bake Off on CBBC. She replaced Mary Berry on the show in which 40 children aged between nine and twelve compete to create the best cakes and treats.

Advertising & Endorsements

Alongside Candice Brathwaite and Louise Pentland, Nadiya featured in an endorsement campaign for jewellery brand Swarovski. The campaign, titled #SparkDelight, was about finding joy in small moments that happen every day.

Nadiya Hussain is available for advertising, endorsements and personal appearances from Useful Chefs.

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