GBBO’s Nadiya Hussain wants us to eat more tinned food

With deconstructed cheesecakes, anchovy foam and snail porridge, it’s safe to say the foodie revolution of recent years might have gone a little too far.

But now Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain is riding to the rescue to save us all from pretension – and embrace eating frozen and canned food.

The self-taught cook, 34, uses spaghetti hoops, tinned potatoes and instant noodles to create quick and easy meals in her forthcoming BBC programme, Time to Eat.

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‘We need to step back, stop being pretentious, and think about the fact some people struggle for money,” she told Radio Times. ‘If something doesn’t poison us, I think we should eat it.’ Miss Hussain said there was a time in her life when she had to choose between ‘boiling potatoes and paying my gas bill, so I’d buy a can of potatoes’.

She added: ‘There’s nothing wrong with using frozen and canned food. There’s nothing wrong with using a microwave. There’s nothing in this series I’m ashamed of. It’s the way I cook. We often get told what we should and shouldn’t do. I don’t think we should worry so much.’

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