Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain to tour Britain in new BBC series

Nadiya Hussain

Great British Bake Off fans will be delighted to learn Nadiya Hussain the winner of GBBO 2015 has landed her own cookery show for the BBC.

The broadcaster has revealed the winner of the smash hit baking show Nadiya will star in the eight part series will see her embark on a road trip around Britain.

Nadiya’s British Food Adventure expected to air on BBC Two this summer we will see our chef visit a different region in each episode. She will then take the viewers into the kitchen and create delicious food that showcase the best of British.

She said: “Our country’s regional cuisine is much more than tried and tested traditional dishes – there are quirky and clever food producers out there who are reinventing British food in unique and exciting ways.

“I can’t wait to meet these local food heroes, to find inspiration in the most unusual food stories and unlikely ingredients and then come up with some brand new recipes in the kitchen adding my own special twist.”

The 32-year-old British Bangladeshi explored her culinary roots in Bangladesh in a two-part series for BBC last year, the show was a huge success and where she caught the attention of Channel 4 who was keen to hire Nadiya as a presenter for The Great British Bake Off which transfers to Channel 4 later this year.