Author: Melissa Hemsley

I absolutely love doing Cooking Classes! It feels like a giant family cook off and this one for The Prince's Trust (at their East London centre in Poplar) was such good fun with a wonderful group. We ended up feeding 25 people and still had leftovers for everyone's lunch the next day!...

Does the word CANAPÉ fill you with dread? Would you like to avoid kitchen meltdowns this Christmas? Having experienced that for years, I want to share these delicious recipes with you – they are perfect for WOW-ing guests, adding colour to this dreary weather and are completely foolproof and stress-free for the chef (read: person who is cooking)....

Thrilled to be part again in the second #BakeForSyria and helping to make another £10K to add to the £400K already raised by the team of volunteers at Cook For Syria for Syrian families. Led by superstar baker Lily Vanilli, hundreds came together on the weekend at Old Spitalfields Market for bake, dance, donate and we had a fantastic huge...

Huge congratulations to my friends Amy Thompson and Laura Weir on the launch of MOODY. I’m proud to have been part of the launch panel to chat about our hormones, our cycles, our feels - the good, the bad, the beautiful, the 'ugly'! Period is not a private shameful word, our bodies are beautiful. ...

Reflecting on this week’s important and fantastic fundraiser for the Future Dreams charity to raise awareness and money for both men and women with breast cancer and their families to have a safe haven to rest, have a cup of tea, get advice, be comforted and learn about holistic treatments and therapy too. I am honoured to have designed the...

Last week, I joined Jada Sezer, model and Young Minds ambassador, Natalie Campbell of BADASS Women's Hour and Claire Sanderson, editor of Women’s Health, live on stage for Women’s Health Fit Night Out. We talked BODY POSITIVITY - how you get it (rather the journey to getting it), how you keep it and how you can talk yourself up while...

eat happy

Get your hands on my cookbook “Eat Happy: 30 minute feel good food” for fast, fuss-free, real food for every night of the week.