Tag Archives: CSA

Luscious Vegetarian Cooking from the Heart

Organic Cabbage

I experienced so much pleasure today cooking and baking with some of the last of my winter produce, from my organic, CSA* farm share. Slow cooking beans with spices create rich flavors for a luscious meal for a small dinner party tonight. Chopping up that last organic cabbage, some carrots, and baking a big sweet potato inspired a plethora of culinary delights. Continue reading

Basil Pesto in Minestrone

Vegetarian Basil Hemp Seed Pesto

Spring is here in Western Mass. Hurray! Today, I made a tasty vegan minestrone with some of my organic winter storage root veggies: carrots, onions, celeriac, and potatoes. To make the 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

Organic Vegetarian Soups

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili with Tomatillos

Organic Farm to Table Vegetarian Soups for All Seasons using Local, Seasonal, Organic Ingredients

As a Personal Chef, I partner with many local organic farms to insure that my dishes are made with only the freshest and tastiest ingredients available. I specialize in organic vegetarian farm to table cuisine. Many options are also vegan, and gluten-free. Delicious Food as Medicine also available. Continue reading

Soups for All Seasons

Organic , Vegam. deliciousCoconut Curried Red Lentil Soup with Spinach

As the seasons change to cooler temperatures here in New England, I am making hearty, organic, vegetarian and vegan soups for myself as well as my personal chef clients.

Here is a  partial list of main course and first course soups, I am making these days with the local, organic harvest of vegetables, herbs, and spices. All for health and pleasure! Continue reading