DiscoverThe What's Cooking PodcastEpisode 45: Saliha | Saliha Mahmood Ahmed
Episode 45: Saliha | Saliha Mahmood Ahmed

Episode 45: Saliha | Saliha Mahmood Ahmed

Update: 2019-06-25
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Winning MasterChef, writing a book and campaigning for better NHS meals with Saliha - cook, NHS doctor and author of new book Khazana.


For this episode we spoke to Saliha about her experience as a contestant, and eventual winner, of MasterChef UK - we talked about the parallels between working in a high pressure kitchen and working as an NHS doctor and discussed how she balanced the two commitments during filming, alongside her family life. We also heard about her campaign for better NHS meals and better hydration in hospitals - why this is so necessary and what her plans are for bringing it to the forefront. Saliha talks about the amazing platform that MasterChef has given her and why she felt it so important to create a name for herself within the food industry to assist with her mission for change. Saliha also told us all about her book writing process - how the deal came about and the story behind Khazana. 




You can find Saliha on Instagram @salihacooks and on her website www.salihacooks.com.




Find us on Instagram @whatscookingpodcast, on Twitter @whatscookingpod or via email thewhatscookingpodcast@gmail.com.

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Episode 45: Saliha | Saliha Mahmood Ahmed

Episode 45: Saliha | Saliha Mahmood Ahmed

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