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Melissa  is a cook, writer and champion of sustainable, nourishing food.
She describes her recipes as being “perfect for those in need of comfort”; joyful, warming and packed full of ingredients to make you feel better. Melissa writes a fortnightly column on sustainability for Vogue called ‘Eat, Think, Grow’, where she shares practical ideas & easy tips to make a more positive impact on the planet, with a celebration on food, farmers & the land that feeds us.  An author of four highly popular cookbooks, Melissa also presents the ‘Live Life Better’ podcast for Virgin, interviewing authors and experts on how we can all live life that bit better. She cooks, writes and tends her vegetable garden in Leytonstone, where she lives with her boyfriend Henry and their dog Nelly - as well as a steady stream of hungry diners, happily squeezed around her kitchen table.

Melissa Hemsley

England, UK

Vogue Magazine Food Columnist, Sustainable Food Champion & Popular Cookery Author

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Melissa Hemsley

Melissa is a cook, writer and champion of sustainable, nourishing food. She describes her recipes as being “perfect for those in need of comfort”; joyful, warming and packed full of ingredients to make you feel better. Melissa writes a fortnightly column on sustainability for Vogue called ‘Eat, Think, Grow’, where she shares practical ideas & easy tips to make a more positive impact on the planet, with a celebration on food, farmers & the land that feeds us. An author of four highly popular cookbooks, Melissa also presents the ‘Live Life Better’ podcast for Virgin, interviewing authors and experts on how we can all live life that bit better. She cooks, writes and tends her vegetable garden in Leytonstone, where she lives with her boyfriend Henry and their dog Nelly - as well as a steady stream of hungry diners, happily squeezed around her kitchen table.

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