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All of your favourite recipes from Nadiya Hussain’s Simple Spices on BBC2

by Rachel Deeley

published on 27 September 2023

Queen of flavour Nadiya Hussain has returned to our screens with Nadiya’s Simple Spices, the six-part BBC2 series accompanying her latest cookbook of the same name.

The premise of this series – as the name suggests – is simple. Recipes incorporate one (or more) of eight easily accessible spices that should be a staple for any kitchen cupboard, if not already: cardamom, fennel, cinnamon, turmeric, cumin, chilli, bay leaves, and curry powder.

From easy midweek meals to indulgent sweet treats, we’ve rounded up all the recipes featured in the series.

Find all of the recipes from the show and many more in

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 3

Episode 4

Episode 5

Episode 6

Want to find out how a team of home cooks got on when they put recipes from each episode to the test? Follow along as The Happy Foodie cooks along to Nadiya’s Simple Spices.


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