Real Healthy Dinner with Melissa Hemsley

Real Healthy Dinner with Melissa Hemsley

Real Healthy Dinner with Melissa Hemsley

Join us for a delightful evening as we welcome back best-selling cookbook writer and sustainability champion, Melissa Hemsley to the Riverford Field Kitchen.

Melissa is passionate about spreading the joy of feel-good, healthy food that everyone can enjoy. In her latest cookbook, Real Healthy, she explores how we can unprocess our diets with delicious, wholesome, life-friendly recipes designed to help you eat well every day.

‘Real Healthy is my kind of cooking – nourishing, easy, full-flavoured and veg-packed meals for real life. With shortcuts, simple batch cooking, time-saving tray-bakes and packed lunches you’ll actually look forward to!. I hope this book helps busy people and families navigate the tricky problem of how to cut back on ultra-processed foods.’ Melissa Hemsley

Together with our chefs, Melissa has curated a flavoursome menu, using the very best of our seasonal vegetables, grown in the fields surrounding the Field Kitchen.

Melissa will be with us all evening to chat, share her tips, and spread her infectious enthusiasm for good food.

Date: Thursday 18th July

Time: 7pm – 10pm approx

Cost: £55 per person

Don't miss this opportunity to meet Melissa and discover how you can make wholesome, healthy food at home with ease and joy.

To book, please click on link below, and choose the date 18th July.

Please note, unfortunately we cannot accept any dietary requests for this event, aside from vegetarian and vegan/dairy free.

About Melissa Hemsley

Bestselling author Melissa Hemsley celebrates easy and accessible healthy food that everyone can enjoy, as well as a more accessible and sustainable way of eating for everyone. She began her food career as a private chef for actors and bands, including Take That, and has written and co-written five bestselling books, published internationally.


Melissa is a proud long term supporter of food redistribution charity The Felix Project, and volunteers with them regularly to rescue surplus food and to cook for children and the vulnerable. She is an ambassador for Mental Health Mates, the Fairtrade Food Foundation and Women Supporting Women (The Prince's Trust), among others.


Over the last 5 years, Melissa has been supporting The Food Foundation and School Food Matters and working on campaigns such as Feed the Future and Free School Meals.  Melissa regularly appears on daytime TV and radio and a host of other cookery and news shows, often speaking on behalf of the charity and community projects she works with. She lives in London with her partner and baby daughter.