The Great Irish Bake Off is the ultimate baking battle for passionate amateur baking fans. Over the 8 week series the bakers will be under the eye of presenter Anna Nolan and expert judges - top selling cookery writer and baker Biddy White Lennon & executive pastry chef at The Merrion Hotel Paul Kelly.
Type: Game Show
Runtime: 60 minutes
The Great Irish Bake Off - Nadiya Hussain - Netflix
Nadiya Jamir Hussain (née Begum; born 25 December 1984) is a British TV Chef, author and television presenter. She rose to fame after winning the sixth series of BBC's The Great British Bake Off in 2015. Since winning, she signed contracts with the BBC to host the documentary The Chronicles of Nadiya, a TV cookery series, Nadiya's British Food Adventure, co-presented The Big Family Cooking Showdown, and appeared on The One Show. Hussain is a columnist for The Times Magazine, and has signed publishing deals with Penguin Random House, Hodder Children's Books, and Harlequin. She has appeared as a guest panellist on ITV's Loose Women, She was invited to bake a cake for the 90th birthday celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II. In 2017, Hussain was named by Debrett's as one of the 500 most influential people in the UK and was on BBC News' 100 Women list. In 2017, Hussain was shortlisted for Children’s Book of the Year prize at the British Book Awards for Bake Me A Story and was nominated for Breakthrough star at the Royal Television Society Awards for The Chronicles of Nadiya.
The Great Irish Bake Off - The Great British Bake Off - Netflix
In 2015, Hussain appeared in and won the sixth series of The Great British Bake Off. During the final she baked 16 iced buns in three hours, as well as raspberry-flavoured mille-feuille, to one of Paul Hollywood's recipes, in two hours, and a multi-layered presentation showstopper which took the form of “My Big Fat British Wedding Cake”, in a time of four hours. During her acceptance speech, she said: With more than 15 million viewers, the final was the most-watched show of 2015. Her appearance on the show, and ensuing popularity with audiences, were deemed important steps toward shifting stereotypes about the Muslim community and acceptance about cultural diversity. Hussain established a large following on social media thanks to her stunning show-stoppers and her illuminating facial expressions, her online followers describe themselves as “Nadiyators” and also won backing of then Prime Minister David Cameron.
The Great Irish Bake Off - References - Netflix