Tag Archives: Appetizers

Calendula Flowers Add Sunshine and Beauty

07 Hazelnut Brownies with Chocolate Chips is Gluten-Free

Calendula flowers are edible. Light and filled with sunshine, they make everything pretty from brownies, pies, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, marinated dried tomatoes. I love turning folks on in cooking classes to using edible flowers as garnishes for vegetarian, vegan and gluten free meals. And they are easy to grow organic. Flowering again and again all through the summer and fall in New England, where I live, garden, host an organic B&B and teach private and group hands on cooking classes. I also like to add calendula petals to marinated dried tomatoes, and other Continue reading

Everything is Coming Up Roses

Lush, sweet scented, organic rosesLush, sweet scented, organic roses, berry bushes, just a short walk from my kitchen herb garden. To the right of the roses is a very large organic vegetable, herb and flower garden. Continue reading

July 4 Evergreen Freedom Feast and Kirtan

July 4 Evergreen Freedom Feast and Kirtan

John will host at this July 4th celebration at his lovely Evergreen home on Montague Rd in Shutesbury MA. $40 covers hearty organic, vegetarian, appetizers by Leslie Cerier and heart-opening kirtan chanting with Adam Bauer and friends. BYO pot luck drinks and desserts. Please email to buy tix

Limited to 100 attendees so please purchase your tickets early!

 

Nori Rice Rolls with Ginger Tofu

Nori Rice Rolls with Ginger Tofu

Grated beets and carrots combine with tofu, rice, and nori to create a beautiful mosaic pattern in every slice of this delicious vegan nori rice roll, also known as Vegan Sushi. Lots of great organic varieties of rice to choose from, and here I used a combo of forbidden black rice, red rice and sweet brown rice.