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Feel Good: Quick and Easy Recipes for Comfort and Joy

Who’s the author? Bestselling cookbook writer and Telegraph columnist, Melissa Hemsley. Melissa celebrates joy of easy, affordable, and healthy food, as well as championing sustainable cooking and low-waste recipes.

What’s it about? Those familiar with Melissa Hemsley’s cookbooks, columns, and social media presence will know that “feel good food” has always been her guiding principle. Her vibrant, flavoursome recipes are designed with both physical and mental health in mind. Feel Good expands on that principle, celebrating the recipes that make her feel supported, comforted, and energised. Readers will find quick and easy midweek meals to soothe the soul after a long day, make-ahead lunches to set you up for the week, simple but satisfying snacks, and laid-back feasts to share with friends. Many of the recipes in Feel Good take less than half an hour to prepare, and all can be made using readily available ingredients. This is accessible, flexible cooking, perfectly suited to the modern kitchen.

Recipes we love: Spring Veg Broth with Miso-Ginger Drizzle, Quick Leeky Beans on Toast, Store-Cupboard Soup – Five Ways, One-Tray Chicken with Ginger and Spring Onion Salsa.

Perfect for: flexitarians, busy home cooks, those looking to cut down on food waste, and anyone in need of fresh, healthy, and nutritious recipes.

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Melissa Hemsley’s Feel Good summer menu for friends

Melissa Hemsley shares a selection of make-ahead summery dishes from her book Feel Good, from salads and sides to a 3-ingredient dessert.


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