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Never again will she say she can't. Nadiya can and she will. Nadiya Hussain's delicious bakes and desserts, captivating smile and sparkling personality made her a hugely popular winner of 2015's Great British Bake Off. Her first children's book, Nadiya's Bake Me a Story, will be published in the autumn of 2016, with her cookbook for adults, Nadiya's Kitchen, coming in June 2016. In addition to her books, Nadiya is a columnist for The Times and Essentials, and a regular reporter for The One Show on BBC One. Nadiya's family is originally from Bangladesh, where desserts aren't a feature of mealtimes. But, encouraged by a school home economics teacher, Nadiya honed her skills as a baker over ten years and produces fabulous bakes and desserts every day. She also loves to write, having won a National Poetry competition as a child. Born in Luton, Nadiya lives with her husband, Abdal and is mum to three gorgeous children.
With the nation – young and old alike – once again glued to Bake Off, the timing of this is perfect. We all regard last year’s winner Nadiya Hussain as a personal friend, and the chance to share some of her favourite recipes feels like a real treat. There are lots of recipes included, for sweet and savoury goodies, and children will love helping to make them. What’s more, it’s full too of favourite stories, retold by Nadiya with a thoroughly modern twist, and in a very lively voice. Sweet illustrations by Clair Rossiter and photographs – of the food of course, but of Nadiya and her three children too – make it look delicious. Stories and baking – life doesn’t get much better! ~ Andrea Reece Nadiya said; “I bake with my children and I grew up with parents who are big cooks. My Dad always said that kids shouldn’t be scared of the kitchen. We forget that it’s a life skill, to be able to go into the kitchen and make something to eat.”
Celebrate special occasions all year round with sparkling stories and irresistible recipes by Nadiya, Britain's favourite baker. Whether it's Valentine's Day, Holi or Chinese New Year, there are so many special moments to be enjoyed as a family throughout the year. And what better way to celebrate than to share stories, enjoy crafts and make delicious food with Nadiya, Britain's favourite baker? Bake some Pumpkin Rattle Biscuits for Halloween, then read the story of a little girl and her pumpkin patch, make an sock bunny while your Easter Egg Rocky Road sets, or read about Friendship Day while your tear-and-share Monkey Bread is in the oven. A unique combination of storybook and cookbook, with all recipes, stories and activities devised and written by Nadiya herself, Bake Me a Celebration Story combines playful photography of Nadiya and her children with vibrant illustrations by Clair Rossiter. Let's celebrate and have some fun! Praise for Bake Me a Story: Beautifully illustrated, this will make a wonderful gift for all aspiring bakers - Evening Standard Brings families into the kitchen to spend time sharing stories and cooking - Gransnet.com A great way to get kids interested in baking - The Independent
Join Great British Bake Off sensation Nadiya Hussain for scrumptious stories and delicious bakes that the family can enjoy together at Christmas. Christmas is a time when families come together. This unique combination of storybook and cookbook, with all recipes and stories devised and written by Nadiya herself, brings families into the kitchen to share this special time of year through cooking and stories. - Go on an adventure to the Snow Queen's palace, then make her treacle icecream - Make and decorate cheesy-feet biscuits, then read the story about where all the odd socks go at Christmas time - Meet some very confused elves in The Elves and the Chouxmaker, then bake your own lemon choux buns - Read Nadiya's version of 'Twas The Night Before Christmas, then cook a scrumptious nut roast Combining playful photography of Nadiya and her children with vibrant illustrations by Clair Rossiter, this glorious celebration of the joy of sharing food and stories is the perfect Christmas gift.
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