Cooking with Herbs and Spices Interview

Leslie in Appollo's Organic Gardenholding tomatoes

​​​”​I’m offering people a recipe for inspiration.” ​​Leslie Cerier

​Have a listen and become much more knowledgeable about herbs and spices Leslie uses in her cooking.

​Topics:

  • Leslie’s journey ​to becoming an organic chef
  • History of spices
  • Combination of spices in different cooking traditions ​
  • Difference between cooking with fresh versus dried herbs
  • Tips and tricks on how to preserve fresh herbs/prolong their shelf life; as well as ginger and turmeric
  • Storing spices when purchasing in bulk
  • Making oils with herbs and spices, and reasons why oils are wonderful ​flavor enhancers
  • ​​Leslie’s favorite ​resources on spices

Leslie Cerier is an international gourmet personal chef, educator, cookbook author and recipe developer. She specializes in vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free whole foods and organic cuisine.

Leslie lives in New England and runs a business that encompasses custom culinary work, food as medicine, and her own organic B&B in Western MA for private clients. ​

Leslie is a pioneer and national authority on gluten-free cooking and baking, the entire spectrum of whole grains, and cooking with wild foods. ​ She teaches private and group classes.

Register now for June 29-July 1 Hands on Organic Garden to Table workshop with Leslie Cerier in Western MA

Spice It Up! Creative Cooking with Herbs and Spices Weekend Friday – Sunday, Hands On Vegetarian Farm to Table Cooking Class June 29-July 1; Shutesbury, MA

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