Tag Archives: ancient grains

Teff and Corn Polenta with Marinated Dried Tomatoes, Olives, Kale and Cheese

Teff and Corn Polenta with Marinated Dried Tomatoes, Olives, Kale and Cheese

Flavorful marinated dried tomatoes, Italian herbs, black olives, goat and sheep feta cheese make an easy and very tasty vegetarian polenta. Continue reading

Teff and Vegetable Croquettes

Teff and Vegetable Croquettes

Butternut squash, teff and millet create naturally sweet croquettes. Sprinkling  ground almonds before frying the croquettes in ghee makes for rich comfort food. Serve as an appetizer or main course with a creamy white sauce. Continue reading

Leslie Cerier, Ancient Grains and Apple Pie

Delicious Vegan Apple Crumb Pie

AmoreTerra Magazine, Matteo Lusiani, interviews Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet about ancient grains and how to make an apple pie with spelt flour. Here is the interview in English followed by the Italian translation. AmoreTerre means love and earth. Please enjoy: Continue reading

Vegetarian Cooking from the Heart with Leslie Cerier

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

Pizza with Chevre, Tomatoes and Greens

Pizza with Chevre, Tomatoes and Greens

Pizza lovers know all about all the different kinds of cheeses and toppings you can put on pizza for infinite variety from savory to sweet. Hot out of the oven, this gluten-free pizza crust topped with a combination of homemade tomato sauce, fresh sliced tomatoes, chevre, sauteed garlic and greens is a work of art. Feel free to swap other favorite seasonal organic vegetables and pastured raised organic cheeses such as sauteed eggplant and extra sharp cheddar cheese. Best of all, this is the most delicious pizza crust I have ever made. The combination of teff and millet flour gives it a subtle sweetness. Pour yourself a glass of wine and enjoy a hearty, gourmet meal of vegetarian pizza with chevre and greens. Continue reading