Melissa’s new book ‘EAT HAPPY: 30 minute feel good food’ was released early 2018 and is a celebration of fast, fuss-free, feel-good food, packed with simple, batch cooking recipes all made in just under 30 minutes. It uses easy to find ingredients and makes meals out of leftovers leaving minimal waste and more time to enjoy eating. So far, it’s reached No1 on Amazon.co.uk and been translated into Dutch and German.
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.
Melissa presents a podcast ‘Live Life Better’ with Virgin Books and Penguin Living 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.