Nadiya's Family Favourites: Everything you need to know about Nadiya Hussain's new book and cooking show

Nadiya Hussain has a recipe for any occasion!

Nadiya's Family Favourites is the latest venture from The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain. We've got all you need to know about the show and the accompanying recipe book!

Mum-of-three Nadiya quickly won the hearts of the nation following her stint in the famous Bake Off tent and she's been busy ever since.

From cooking shows like Chronicles of Nadiya to regular Loose Women appearances, she's been continuing to share lots of delicious recipes for us to enjoy.

Nadiya's Family Favourites: What's the show all about?

Each episode features four recipes which are based around a different theme. From picnic food for a busy family day out to easy meals for after school – Nadiya has a recipe up her sleeve for every occasion and they will no doubt soon become your family's favourites too!

The show also sees Nadiya travel across the UK to meet producers of red wine vinegar and rapeseed oil as well as to meet people making extraordinary things from their home kitchens.

Nadiya's family favourites

Nadiya's Family Favourites episode one: Family Day Out

Monday 16 July, 8pm

In the first episode of Nadiya's new show she shares her favourite recipes to take on a picnic.

Before she sets off with her three children and husband for a day of fun, she shares the warming chai spiced vermicelli breakfast she likes to serve up to keep every one satisfied until lunch.

For the picnic, Nadiya prepares some cheese biscuits with tomato jam and a samosa filling pie. The busy mum also shows how easy it is to prepare her saffron prawn biryani which can be prepared ahead of time and heated up for when you arrive back home. There really is no need to order a takeaway!

Nadiya's Family Favourites episode two: Family Get Together

Monday 23 July, 8pm

If you've got a family gathering coming up and you're not sure what to cook up, Nadiya has you covered.

In this episode, the Bake Off champ shows you how to make nutty and garlicky Furikake Fries, mouth-watering beef burgers with added ‘bacon' jam for the meat lovers, jollof pilau with salted cucumber salad, and a back-to-front cheesecake to finish off the feasting!

In this episode Nadiya also heads to Hampshire to meet a man who is serious about barbecuing...

Nadiya's Family Favourites episode three: Nothing in the House

Monday 30 July, 8pm

Nadiya shows off her best recipes for using up the scraps of what you've got in the fridge and cupboards! When you can't face the shops or have a few days till pay day, cooking delicious food can feel like a tricky task.

However, Nadiya proves that leftovers an be transformed into mouthwateringly tasty dishes. From avocado pasta sauce to carrot cake pakoras, you'll never look at your leftovers in the same way again.

Nadiya's Family Favourites episode four: Manic Weekdays

Monday 13 August, 8pm

If you sometimes struggle to think of family meals when you're in a hurry, Nadiya is here to help! Her manic weekday recipes include a speedy twist on prawn toasts, a seafood crumble and a super simple apple Rocky Road the whole family will love.

You can still cook tasty food when you're short on time and Nadiya proves just how easy it is!

Nadiya's Family Favourites episode five: People To Stay

Monday 20 August, 8pm

When you've got guests over to stay you don't want to be stressing about what to cook up and Nadiya's recipes are easy to follow and sure to be a hit!

From mocha swirls for a brilliant breakfast to a crowd-pleasing piccalili macaroni cheese the Bake Off champ has something to please everyone...

Nadiya's Family Favourites recipes

All of the recipes from Nadiya's Family Favourite are available in her new book of the name title, Nadiya's Family Favourites: over 100 easy recipes for every kind of day.

Highlights include the much talked about fish finger lasagne as well as treats like the samosa pie and the baked pear and marzipan crumble.

Here are three recipes from the book we think you should try ASAP!

Nadiya's Family Favourites ham and cheese crown

Nadiya's Family Favourites ham and cheese crown

Say goodbye to boring breakfasts when you're catering for guests! This ham and cheese crown is sure to go down a storm and can be cut into lots of slices making it easy to share.

Get the recipe: Nadiya's Family Favourites ham and cheese crown

Nadiya's Family Favourites halloumi curry

Nadiya's Family Favourites halloumi curry

This veggie curry is ready in under and hour and makes the perfect dish for a fuss-free dinner.

Get the recipe: Nadiya's Family Favourites halloumi curry

Nadiya's Family Favourites éclair roll

nadiya's family favourites eclair roll

Nadiya says this recipe is for anyone who loves éclairs but wishes they took less time to make – sign us up!

Get the recipe: Nadiya's Family Favourites éclair roll

Nadiya's Family Favourites: What channel is it on and when?

Nadiya's show starts Monday 16 July, at 8pm, and is airing on BBC Two for eight weeks.

What are your family's favourite recipes? Do you have any traditional recipes that have been passed down generations or do you like to experiment? We'd love to hear your stories so head over to our Facebook page to get involved! 

Jessica Ransom
Senior Food Writer

Jessica is a freelance food writer, stylist and recipe tester. She previously worked as Senior Food Writer at Future. While at Future Jessica wrote food and drink-related news stories and features, curated product pages, reviewed equipment, and developed recipes that she then styled on food shoots. She is an enthusiastic, self-taught cook who adores eating out and sharing great food and drink with friends and family. She has completed the Level 1 Associate course at the Academy of Cheese and is continually building on her knowledge of beers, wines, and spirits.