The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have compared the moment they were cooking in the charity’s kitchen to one of their old London memories. The royal couple have participated in Homeboy Industries’ Feed Hope programme, where they helped prepare meals for those in need.
Homeboy Industries aim to feed as many as possible throughout the coronavirus pandemic, which has damaged many families.
Meghan seemed to have a good time cooking, as she compared the event to the time she visited the Luminary Bakery in London.
She connected with those most in need thanks to the social enterprise that presents people in need with new opportunities.
Her spokesperson said: “The Duchess mentioned that the spirit and style reminded her of the times she visited the Luminary Bakery in London.”
At the time, the Duchess had said: “I find that when you strip all the layers away, as people, and especially as women, we can find deep connection with each other, and a shared understanding.
“Our lives may be different, our backgrounds, our experiences, all varied, but I find that in these moments of connection it becomes abundantly clear that our hopes, our fears, our insecurities, the things that make us tick.
“Well, those are very much the same. And there’s comfort in that.”
Speaking to Tanya, a woman who was stabbed repeatedly by her abusive ex-partner, she said: “I was talking about this with someone the other day.
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The PA Agency understands the royal couple has agreed on a contract with Harry Walker Agency for speaking events, after it was reported by the LA Times.
It is also understood that the couple will be addressing social issues such as racial inequality in speeches and moderated panel discussions.
Homeboy is led Father Greg Boyle, who worked with Meghan and her mother in a cooking workshop nearly 20 years ago.
A representative for the Sessexes said Meghan still remembers the tamale recipe she used to make there.
Father Boyle, who has close link with Meghan’s alma mater, Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles, said: “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were just ‘Harry and Meghan’ to the homies.