The BEST episodes of Nadiya's Time to Eat

Every episode of Nadiya's Time to Eat ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Nadiya's Time to Eat!

Nadiya Hussain’s Time To Eat promises recipes that can be cooked in a hurry but have buckets of flavour.

Last Updated: 12/10/2023Network: BBC TwoStatus: Ended
Sweet and Easy
8 votes

#1 - Sweet and Easy

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/19/2019

In the sixth episode of the series, Nadiya shares her favourite recipes for when she wants to whip up something sweet and delicious, but deceptively simple. After all, when life is really hectic there are times when we all need to spoil ourselves with an indulgent treat, but that doesn't have to mean spending hours in the kitchen. Colourful milkshake funnel cakes have all the fun of fresh doughnuts with none of the fuss. A giant time-saving cookie is so easy it is fried in the pan, and a glistening nutty baklava looks so impressive but is completely foolproof. On the road, Nadiya joins the Tate and Lyle tea on the River Thames to find out how they produce one of her favourite fast tracks to flavour - golden syrup. And in Liverpool, she helps a new dad bake a luxurious chocolate birthday cake that takes no time at all.

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Easy End of Days
12 votes

#2 - Easy End of Days

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/29/2019

In the third episode, Nadiya shares her favourite time-saving recipes to ensure an easy end to a hectic day. A bright and zingy beetroot pasta, cooked in under 15 minutes, is a blissfully simple supper for when you are flagging, while a fresh and punchy salmon poke bowl, packed with creamy avocado, pickled red cabbage and crunchy nuts is a delicious, nutritious remedy to a manic day. And a cheat’s guide to an outrageously easy and decadent chocolate mousse frees up precious time to do the things you enjoy, or just put your feet up. On the stunning west coast of Scotland, Nadiya joins the team at the country’s oldest independent salmon farm to see how they produce the nation’s most popular fish. And in Monmouthshire, Nadiya goes to the rescue of a time-poor trucker, who starts his day at 3am, with a stress-free recipe that cuts his kitchen time in half, freeing up precious time to spend with his family.

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Impress in an Instant
10 votes

#3 - Impress in an Instant

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/5/2019

Entertaining can be stressful so in this episode, Nadiya shares her favourite time-saving recipes to take the stress out of impressing guests. Crisp and luxurious raspberry cheesecake croissants make a brilliant slap-up breakfast to lay on for guests at the drop of a hat, while a speedy satay chicken tray bake takes just ten minutes of your time to blow your guests away. And a fuss-free cheats trifle with creamy chia seeds, yoghurt, fresh fruit and sweet brioche oozes style, confidence and yumminess with barely any effort at all. On the road, Nadiya joins the team at Yeo Valley Farm in Somerset’s rolling hills, to see how they do their bit to meet the UK’s insatiable demand for yoghurt. And in Walsall, near Birmingham Nadiya’s shortcut curry with spicy jackfruit and speedy naan gives a super busy novice cook the family dinner party she’s always dreamed of.

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Baking Made Easy
13 votes

#4 - Baking Made Easy

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/22/2019

Think you haven’t got time to bake - think again! Nadiya’s mouthwatering bakes can be rustled up in no time at all. A delicious banana tarte tatin, with the quickest homemade ice cream ever, is the perfect decadent dessert for busy days. A massive meatloaf wellington is as easy as pie and provides multiple moreish meals to see you through a hectic week. And an effortless fruity soda bread with a zippy homemade butter slashes traditional baking time in half freeing up precious time to do the things you love with the people you love.

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Recipes in a Rush
17 votes

#5 - Recipes in a Rush

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/15/2019

Nadiya Hussain kicks off the series with her top time-saving recipes for when you are in a rush. A nifty trick for turning pancakes into a mouth-watering raspberry and peanut butter traybake brings a little ray of sunshine to even the busiest of days, with barely any effort at all. A cracking omelette wrap bursting with sun-dried tomato paste, olives and mushrooms is so speedy you will have lunch sorted in under ten minutes. And a cheat’s guide to a zesty haddock, with the fastest roast potatoes ever, takes the stress out of dinner time freeing up precious time to spend with family and friends. On the road, Nadiya joins a shift at the largest mushroom producer in the country to find out what it takes to meet our insatiable demand for this fast, flexible and flavour-packed ingredient. And in Kent, Nadiya goes to the rescue of an overstretched mum with a fast-food fix that will transform family mealtimes.

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Reliable Regulars
11 votes

#6 - Reliable Regulars

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/12/2019

Nadiya shares her tried and tested go-to recipes she can rely on when she hasn't got the energy to cook anything complicated. A deliciously naughty French toast loaded with cheese and spiced up with turmeric is the perfect feelgood fix. A tin of baked beans is the surprise ingredient in Nadiya's moreish family friendly falafel burgers, while her scrumptious crispy apple pies are an ingenious time-saving take on the much-loved classic. On the road, Nadiya joins a shift at the Heinz factory in Wigan to find out how the team meet our insatiable demand for baked beans. In Wales, she joins a busy vet during lambing season to help him reinvigorate his lunchtimes with her top kitchen hack - same ingredients, multiple meals which gives maximum return for minimum effort.

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