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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

Miso Ramen Noodle Soup

If you are looking for organic, vegan options in the new year, Leslie Cerier, the Organic Gourmet Chef, showed us her recipe for miso ramen noodle soup. February 6, 2018 on Mass Appeal TV (NBC affiliate WWLP Channel 22) Chicopee, MA Continue reading

Farm to Fork Radio Interview

Fresh basil in the organic garden

Please have a listen to my interview on Farm to Fork Radio about being a farm to table organic vegetarian chef, when and how I got started; how I create my recipes for companies and private clients, food as medicine, hands on cooking classes and lots more information on creative vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free cooking for health, vitality and pleasure. Continue reading

Miso Ramen Noodle Soup

Quick, Easy , Vegan, Gluten-Free Miso Ramen Noodle Soup

Leslie Cerier’s Miso Vegetable Ramen Noodle Soup

Chilly day! Perfect lunch is a miso ramen noodle soup. Today, the broth got its flavor from local organic ginger and wakame seaweed. All year round, I mix and match seasonal veggies for infinite varieties of miso soup. Often in the spring and summer, I will just add a quick cooking green such as bok choy. Today, being winter, I cooked local, organic, sweet parsnips and carrots from my organic winter CSA*. Sliced thin cooks quickly. Chickpea miso, one of my favorites makes a sweet, delicious, and mildly salty broth. Feel free to use other kinds of mellow and aged organic misos, seasonal root and green leafy vegetables, and different varieties of gluten-free ramen noodles for infinite variety and just because we can. Here is my recipe for a deeply nourishing and filling miso ramen noodle soup. 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