Aazam Ahamd - BBC Fusion Celebrity Chef


Aazam Ahmad - In association with BMW Williams“Welcome to my site, please feel free to browse, try out some of the recipes, have a look at pictures of what I’ve been up to recently and get in touch. I want you to feel inspired and get involved…discover the joy of Asian Fusion Cooking!”


Born and bred in Manchester, Aazam has a passion for his city and world cuisine; recently arriving home from the Far East, including Mainland China and Hong Kong, where he has been cooking regional delicacies with the local people.

With his natural talent and ability, Aazam fuses English with Far Eastern styles, the result of which includes one of his signature dishes Swordfish with Mango and Paw Paw. It is this flair that contributed to the enigmatic chef being named BBC Fusion Chef of The Year.

Originally completing his City and Guilds training in English and French cuisine, Aazam has gone on to win a number of accolades and along the way discovered a passion for bringing Asian Fusion cooking to the masses. This has led to numerous appearances on television programmes such as ‘Grub’s Up’ and BBC Greater Manchester radio. He has also appeared at the BBC Good Food Show in Birmingham, the Mela Festival in London and alongside Kevin Woodford and the Isle of Man tourist board promoting their produce.

With his generosity of spirit and big heart, Aazam is actively involved in charity work both locally and nationally. This has included raising over £100,000 for Children in Need and taking part in charity auctions, offering his time and skills, to raise money for Cancer Research and Christies Hospital.

Strong links with numerous school projects have seen Aazam undertaking a variety of challenges over the years. These have included making over 1200 cakes with children from a primary school for Comic Relief, and in October of last year, donating his fee from BMW Motors to the Robin Wood Project enabling underprivileged children to attend a residential trip.