Meghan Markle brings mom Doria Ragland to her Grenfell cookbook launch

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Earlier this week Kensington Palace released a video of Meghan cooking with the women in support of the new recipe book - called Together: Our Community Cookbook - which aims to raise money to support the local kitchen.

Following the catastrophic Grenfell Tower fire a year ago, a group of women gathered in a communal kitchen at the Al Manaar Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre in West London, where they could prepare fresh food for their families, friends and neighbours.

The outing marks Ragland's first official royal engagement since the wedding.

PA Wire/PA Images The Duchess of Sussex cooking with women in the Hubb Community Kitchen at the Al Manaar Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre in West London.

Meghan Markle's minimalist, classically modern style has always been one to watch, even more so now that she's the Duchess of Sussex! "I just recently moved to London and I felt so immediately embraced by this kitchen - your warmth and kindness, and also to be able to be in this city and to see in this one small room how multicultural it was".

Ragland, who wore a camel coloured sweater, pants and matching shawl, reportedly introduced herself as "Meg's mom" and if you didn't love both of them before, now you do.




She said the project had been a "tremendous labour of love".

She was accompanied by her husband Prince Harry and her mother Doria Ragland.

Today, Meghan introduced them to her mother before launching the book that she's written the foreword for.

Markle joined the women from the Hubb Community Kitchen to cook a meal of coconut chicken curry, aubergine masala and chapatis beneath a tent set up near Kensington Palace.

"And when you know the story of the recipe, you get to know the person behind it, and that's what we're talking about in terms of coming together to really engage and talk and to be able to really celebrate what connects us rather than what divides us".

While Ragland has been given a prominent royal seal of approval, Meghan's father has spoken of his fears that she will not contact him again. Meghan was inspired by the project and how it empowers women at a grassroots level. Doria keeps it classy and low-key, all while lending her support, showing how proud she is, and just being present - nothing more.

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