Tag Archives: cooking with spices

Embodying A Delicious Life

Leslie home and garden facing south

Happy Spring Everyone!

Hope that you have much beauty blossoming in your life. I am grateful for all of you.

This spring, I have been enjoying cooking for some of my favorite personal chef clients, creating new menus with some signature dishes and creating new recipes for you to accommodate your food preferences. Teaching many private and group classes; thanks to those that have combined staying at my organic B&B. And it has been fun to visit some of your kitchens for private lessons, too. Inspiring you to engage your senses and trust your intuition, to “Embody a Delicious Life” while ” Cooking From Your Heart.” Surrounded by my Impressionistic Nature Photography on the inside of my natural passive solar home and the organic gardens outside. Yay Spring! Continue reading

Creative Vegetarian Cooking with Herbs and Healthy Fats

Madagascar Pink rice with cumin seeds and cashews

You can go wild in your kitchen mixing and matching a variety of spices, nuts, healthy fats and  varieties of rice to make this quick and easy vegetarian Madagascar Pink Rice with Cashews recipe. When I developed this recipe, I researched spices and nuts that come from Madagascar to create an authentic, delicious, quick and easy vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian recipe. I enjoy cooking and eating organic Madagascar pink rice, which has an enticing color and an unusual, almost tropical flavor. And for a whole grain rice, only takes 15-20 minutes to cook. Continue reading