Tag Archives: Chevre

Vegetarian Cooking Class Feast

A Feast from one of my cooking workshops

A banquet feast of farm to table organic vegetarian dishes; every time I teach, right before we eat, we share our learning experience: cooking with new ingredients. In the photo are vegan, gluten free mac and cheese made with quinoa pasta and a delicious cashew cheese made with veggies, spices and nutritional yeast; teff grain garnished with edible flowers; amazing chèvre vegetable and garden fresh herbs quiche; garden fresh picked salad greens  I love to travel and teach and also love to teach at home. Please come visit, study with me, and stay at my organic b&b or bring me to you worldwide Continue reading

Leslie’s Amazing Chèvre Cheesecake

Leslie's amazing chevre cheesecake with dried pineapple and goji berries

Creating from my heart, I made this no bake Maple Chèvre Cheesecake with a raw almond date pie crust. Decorated the pie with organic dried pineapple and organic goji berries. In honor of my dear friend Tracey’s birthday party, I had fun creating something new. Continue reading

Celebrate Everyday

Emily flying mom

Happy Holidays!

Hope you had fun with your family! Here I am with one of my daughters, Emily, flying me, while my other daughter Michelle is photographing us. Soon Michelle and I will switch roles. Then we cook and eat some more.

And Wow! What a year! Thank-you for your support and enthusiasm for my group cooking classes, organic farm to table vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free personal chef services; my Impressionistic Nature Photography; create your own A La Carte Gourmet Getaway Weekends, and for bringing friends and family to private cooking classes. 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

Goat Cheese and Vegetable Quiche

Goat Cheese and Vegetable Quiche

Sauteed kale seasoned with scallions and basil makes a full flavored quiche with a easy to make whole teff grain crust.

Serves: 6 Continue reading