Meghan Markle Dedicates Instagram Post to London's The Hubb Community Kitchen Whose Cookbook She Supported

On Wednesday, the SussexRoyal Instagram page, which is shared by Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry, dedicated a post to the Hubb Community Kitchen in London.

The group was started by women whose community was affected by the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire. During the tragedy, more than 70 people died.

Meghan ended up working with the organization privately for several months. She then put the spotlight on them when she helped release a cookbook that featured their recipes.

Duchess Meghan at the annual Remembrance Sunday memorial on November 10, 2019, in London, England | Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Image

Duchess Meghan at the annual Remembrance Sunday memorial on November 10, 2019, in London, England | Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Image


Proceeds from the recipe book were meant to benefit the project. The Duchess also wrote the foreword for a cookbook and was present on the launch date.

The social media post included several images of the organization and the women who work in it.

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Ladies who launch! This afternoon in the Woodstock district of Cape Town, The Duchess of Sussex joined inspiring female entrepreneurs who shared their passion for ideas, technology and making a positive social impact. Each of the women shared amazing stories of how they started in business, the journey they’ve been on - successes and struggles - but also their ambitions for the future. Female empowerment and championing women’s rights is a key focus for The Duchess. By taking small actions we can make a big difference. Thank you to the inspiring women The Duchess met today, who are setting this example every day through their dedication and determination. #RoyalVisitSouthAfrica Photo ©️ PA images / Sussex Royal

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A lengthy caption was included in the post reading:

“It was just one year ago that The Duchess of Sussex made a special visit to the women of The Hubb Community Kitchen to help prepare meals for those in need. The connection between The Duchess and these women began a year prior, as she supported them in the creation of ‘Together’, a charity cookbook which celebrates the power of cooking to bring communities together.”


The caption also revealed that the recipe book ended up on “The New York Times” Bestseller List and “The Sunday Times” Booklist. The post shared that the organization was continuing with its work in the UK and “around the world.”

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What an incredibly special surprise the grassroots led #globalsussexbabyshower was last Sunday! The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are immensely grateful for the outpouring of love and support in anticipation of the birth of their first child. In lieu of sending gifts, the couple have long planned to encourage members of the public to make donations to select charities for children and parents in need. If you already made a donation, the couple send you their greatest thanks. If you are thinking about it, they ask that you kindly consider the following organisations they’ve selected, which we will highlight here over the next few days: @thelunchboxfund @littlevillagehq @wellchild @baby2baby The Duke and Duchess remain appreciative for your warm wishes and kindness during this especially happy time in their lives! Thank you for sharing the love ❤️

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The tribute ended by saying:

“Thank you, ladies, for the leadership and inspiration that your cooking and love of community brings to all those around you. We remain so very proud of the good work that you continue to do, and cannot wait to see what 2020 brings!”


Meghan and Harry’s Instagram account currently has 9.9 million followers since it was created at the beginning of the year. The couple is currently taking some time out of the limelight and is on a six-week hiatus.

The Duchess’s first philanthropic endeavor as a member of the Royal Family became quite a success. The recipe book sold thousands of copies.

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