Melissa Hemsley in conversation with Dr Saliha Mahmood Ahmed at Piccadilly

Thu Jul 11 2024 at 06:30 pm to 07:30 pm UTC+01:00

Waterstones | London

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Melissa Hemsley in conversation with Dr Saliha Mahmood Ahmed at Piccadilly
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We’re delighted to be joined by Melissa Hemsley at Waterstones Piccadilly to celebrate publication of her latest recipe book Real Healthy.
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We’re delighted to be joined by Melissa Hemsley at Waterstones Piccadilly to celebrate publication of her latest recipe book Real Healthy: Unprocess your diet with easy, everyday recipes.
From one-pot lazy lasagne to cherry Bakewell granola, this beautiful soluton-focused volume from beloved food writer Melissa Hemsley offers both sublime recipes and information for an optimal, wholefood way of eating and avoiding ultra-processed foods. Melissa will be in conversation with Dr Saliha Mahmood Ahmed, author and winner of Masterchef 2017.

'Real Healthy untangles the complicated world of ultra-processed foods and puts us back into the calm and comforting space of simple, sublime and tasty cooking.'

Tom Kerridge, Michelin-starred chef & restauranteur

'A delicious guide to eating the healthy way.'

Tim Spector'

A practical guide for busy lives. Hemsley serves up all the delicious and nutritious solutions to our everyday eating dilemmas. It's real, good food.'

Yotam Ottolenghi


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.


Dr Saliha Mahmood Ahmed is a Gastroenterology Doctor, winner of MasterChef 2017 and author of Foodology and Khazana, which won the Observer Food Monthly Best Cookbook of the Year 2019. Khazana was also shortlisted for the Travel Cookery Book of the Year in the 2019 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards and was winner of the Summer Harvest Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2020, in the category Celebrity Chef in English. She is based in London, working for the NHS, and has two children. The Kitchen Prescription is her third book.

Please note: book and ticket option includes a copy of Real Healthy (RRP £26) available for collection on the night

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Waterstones, 203-206 Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom

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GBP 6.00 to GBP 30.00

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