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Spice It Up! Creative Cooking with Herbs and Spices

Fresh basil in the organic garden

Friday – Sunday, Hands On Vegetarian Farm to Table Cooking Class June 29-July 1; Shutesbury, MA

A pinch of this, a sprinkle of that—the right herbs and spices enhance the flavor of any dish. This fun and informative garden to table hands-on vegetarian cooking class is 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, Continue reading

Vegetarian Express, Quick Meals with Real Whole Foods, new class time

Greens Stir Fry with Goji Berries and Cashews

Sunday January 28, 2PM-5:30PM; Amherst, MA

Hands on Organic Farm to Table Cooking Class

In this hands-on, vegetarian cooking class, gourmet organic chef, teacher, and cookbook author Leslie Cerier presents delicious whole foods that are quick, easy to prepare, health enhancing, and nutritious. We will prepare dishes for our lunch by mixing and matching fresh, organic, and seasonal vegetables, herbs with quick-cooking organic vegetarian proteins such as legumes, whole grains, nuts, seeds, local organic grass raised eggs, local grass raised organic goat and cow cheeses. Continue reading

Creative Cooking with Sea Vegetables New Class time starts 2PM

Nori Rice Rolls with Ginger Tofu

Sunday, January 21; 2:00PM-5:30PM; Amherst, MA

Hands on Organic Farm to Table Cooking Class

Versatile, tasty, available all year round, sea vegetables are a rich source of minerals, vitamins and fiber. Their health benefits are legendary: regular consumption has been linked to reduced rates of some illnesses and, in sufficient quantity, some sea vegetables are purported to help fight the effects of radiation, plus they’re great for the hair and skin. Alaria, arame, dulse, kelp, nori… learn which are best to flavor soups and which cradle sushi, which complement bean dishes and which sparkle in salads. Join Leslie Cerier, co-author of Sea Vegetable Celebration, for this upbeat and up-close look at vegetables from the sea.  We will eat what we cook for our dinner. Continue reading

Maple Teriyaki Stir Fry Tempeh and Vegetables

Maple Teriyaki Stir Fry Tempeh and Vegetables recipe by Leslie Cerier for Coombs Family Farm

Quick, easy, rich and flavorful, feel free to change the vegetables with the seasons. Here I used a colorful combination of cauliflower, broccoli, celery and carrots with tempeh. You can use extra virgin coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil, or sesame oil for this delicious vegan and gluten-free dish. Serve over a bed of rice, quinoa or noodles for a fun meal. Continue reading

Creative Vegetarian Cooking with Sea Vegetables

Gluten-Free and Vegan Sweet Potato Fries

This colorful, delicious, quick to make sweet potato fries dish is loaded with vitamins and minerals. Kelp is a tasty sea vegetable that is rich in Vitamin C, calcium, iron, manganese, and magnesium. I garnished and seasoned the dish with kelp powder and hemp seeds. Looking like sesame seeds, hemp seeds have a Continue reading