Melissa’s new book ‘EAT HAPPY: 30 minute feel good food’, has just been released in January 2018 and is a celebration of fast, real food. Simple, flavour packed and feel good recipes, all made in just 30 minutes, using easy-to-find ingredients, leftovers, minimal waste and batch cooking.
Melissa Hemsley is one half of the Hemsley Sisters whose food business Hemsley + Hemsley has pioneered modern healthy home cooking since 2010.
Melissa has featured in The Guardian, The New York Times, Vogue, The Times, Stylist, GQ, House & Garden, Harper’s Bazaar, Bon Appetit, Conde Nast, The Evening Standard and Food52. She has also appeared on Saturday Kitchen, Sunday Brunch, Sky News, Channel 4 News and has given talks at BFI, Radio Times festival, BBC Goodfood shows and cooked at festivals and high profile events internationally.
Her new podcast ‘Live Life Better’ with Virgin Books and Penguin Living is out fortnightly, where she talks to authors and experts on subjects such as resilience, productivity, sleep, empathy, relationships and happiness.
The Hemsleys have two bestselling cookbooks; The Art of Eating Well and Good + Simple. They also have a Hemsley + Hemsley café at Selfridges, London and their primetime cookery show was shown on Channel 4 and distributed worldwide to over 20 countries.