Nadiya Hussain opened up about her experiences with travelling to the US (Image: BBC)
The baker bought candid about her experiences of flying throughout the pond forward of the launch of her model new BBC sequence Nadiya’s American Journey, which sees her uncover how migrants are influencing fashionable American delicacies.
‘I’ve at all times been nervous about travelling to America as a result of there isn’t one time that I’ve been to America and I haven’t been stopped in searches,’ Nadiya advised Metro.co.uk.
‘That’s at all times occurred and I at all times count on it. They at all times say it’s utterly random – and it might very effectively be, however I’m at all times stopped and searched.’
When requested whether or not she had any apprehensions about filming her upcoming BBC present in America, Nadiya defined that any nervousness she had is ‘at all times confirmed on the way in which there after which on the way in which again’.
‘That nearly heightens my nervousness to journey to America,’ she continued.
‘However to be truthful, once I was there, there was nothing there to make me really feel anxious or frightened, though we had been in locations of excessive immigration,’ Nadiya stated of her latest journey.
‘I nearly assume that if you’re doing one thing like this you nearly must park these feelings apart.’
Nadiya visits California and Louisiana in her new BBC sequence (Image: BBC)
In Nadiya’s American Journey, Nadiya travels to 2 of essentially the most various vibrant hubs in fashionable North America – Louisiana and California – to learn how generations of migrants are altering the nationwide menu.
The primary episode sees Nadiya in New Orleans the place she meets folks preserving outdated Creole traditions alive and travels to Cajun nation the place she spends time with a household fishing within the Louisiana swamps.
Nadiya additionally bakes King Truffles to kick off carnival season and meets a household grocer bringing meals and hope to areas beforehand destroyed by hurricane Katrina.
She ends her meals journey with an epic crawfish boil with a Vietnamese twist which might solely be described as ‘mind-blowingly scrumptious’ and an ideal instance of the Louisianan culinary melting pot.
Nadiya’s American Journey airs Thursday tenth December at 8pm on BBC One.