Great British Bake Off 2015 winner Nadiya Hussain gets her own show

Great British Bake Off 2015 winner Nadiya Hussain

The Great British Bake Off 2015 winner Nadiya Hussain has bagged her own BBC cookery show.

The channel has today announced it's commissioned a one off special from Love Productions, The Chronicles Of Nadiya (working title), an exuberant food-inspired journey from Nadiya's birthplace in Luton to her family village in the north east of Bangladesh.

This two-part series combines personal revelation with fascinating food travelogue and explores the hidden world of Bangladesh and the exceptional dishes typical of the country.

From Luton, where Nadiya grew up and first learnt to cook, to the family's village in Bangladesh and beyond, Nadiya embarks on a voyage of discovery: cooking dishes from her childhood, sharing favourite meals with family and friends, learning new recipes, finding out what's changed on the food scene since her last visit a decade ago for her wedding, and meeting people as passionate about food as she is.

Patrick Holland, Head of Commissioning, Documentaries, says: “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.”

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