Author Archives: Leslie Cerier

Eating Your Way to Strong Bones Dec 3

Goat Cheese and Vegetable Quiche

Sunday, December 3; 10:30AM-2PM; Amherst, MA

Hands on Organic Farm to Table Cooking Class

An adequate supply of calcium is necessary to build and maintain strong, healthy bones. Of course, many simple and delicious foods supply this essential mineral – beans, leafy greens, soy foods, sea vegetables, nuts, seeds and a few special grains. Yet some foods increase our calcium needs and others inhibit its uptake, while others actually steal it from our teeth and bones. To cut through calcium confusion and discover delicious ways to nourish your bones, join Leslie Cerier for this fun and informative hands on vegetarian cooking class. You will learn: Continue reading

Cookies and Truffles, Hands on Class Dec 2

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Saturday, December 2; 10:30AM-2PM; Amherst, MA

Hands on Organic Farm to Table Cooking Class

MMMMM Cookies and Chocolate/CacaoTruffles! From Ginger and Spice, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, Espresso Cookies, Apricot Almond Thumb Print Cookies, just to name a few. This fun and informative hands-on vegetarian cooking classes is designed for both novice and seasoned cooks and bakers. Gourmet organic chef, teacher, and cookbook author Leslie Cerier shows you how to Continue reading

Spice It Up! Creative Cooking with Herbs and Spices

organic spices

Saturday, November 11; 10:30 AM-2PM; Sunday, November 12; 10:30 AM-2PM; Amherst, MA; Hands on Organic Farm to Table Cooking Classes

Take one or both classes. Different menu each class

A pinch of this, a sprinkle of that—the right herbs and spices enhance the flavor of any dish. These fun and informative hands-on vegetarian cooking classes are designed for both novice and seasoned cooks. Gourmet organic chef, teacher, and cookbook author Leslie Cerier shows you how to use herbs and spices to make delicious, healthy, globally inspired dishes, from appetizers to desserts. You learn how to Continue reading

Leslie’s Espresso Cookies


Easy to prepare, these delicious cookies are great for snacking and dessert. Vegan and gluten-free. Dean teamed up with local Organic Gourmet Leslie Cerier to bake up some amazing Espresso Cookies using Deans Beans organic fair trade coffee and cocoa.

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Organic Vegetarian Soups

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili with Tomatillos

Organic Farm to Table Vegetarian Soups for All Seasons using Local, Seasonal, Organic Ingredients

As a Personal Chef, I partner with many local organic farms to insure that my dishes are made with only the freshest and tastiest ingredients available. I specialize in organic vegetarian farm to table cuisine. Many options are also vegan, and gluten-free. Delicious Food as Medicine also available. Continue reading