Tag Archives: greens

Harvesting & Cooking with Organic Garlic

organic garlic harvest

I just harvested 80 garlic bulbs from my organic garden. Imagining all the vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, delicious soups, pesto, sauces, dressings, chili, and more that I will cook up this year for personal chef clients and those that come for my organic farm to table classes and organic B&B: tomato sauce, greens in garlic tahini sauce, garlic bread, kale, basil and cilantro pesto,  garlic flavored oils, sweet putanesca sauce, olive tapenade, zesty parsley garlic dressing, chili, minestrone, and more. Mixing and matching the local organic harvest with beans, grains, nuts, seeds, pasta, healthy fats, herbs and spices for tasty immune enhancing meals all year round. Delicious food as medicine. Meals for celebrations, too. First, I will hang it in my shed to dry and cure for winter storage. Continue reading

Everything is Coming Up Roses

Lush, sweet scented, organic rosesLush, sweet scented, organic roses, berry bushes, just a short walk from my kitchen herb garden. To the right of the roses is a very large organic vegetable, herb and flower garden. 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

Beautiful Autumn Greetings!

Fall Path

Fall Path Impressionistic Nature Photograph by Leslie Cerier available in note cards, canvas and giclee prints. Copyright © 2004 Leslie Cerier. All Rights Reserved to Leslie Cerier.

Summer has come and gone and now it is the time to harvest and gather ourselves, dream big, shine our light, and cook up nourishing organic meals, feasts for all our senses. To inspire your home cooking, and luscious living, I am having an art show and offering 4 group hands on cooking classes by popular demand: Continue reading

Coconut Curry Lentil and Teff Vegetable Stew

Coconut Curry Lentil and Teff Vegetable StewThis sweet and savory main course stew is even more luscious with ghee drizzled over it as a garnish. Serve with a salad for an enjoyable meal. Continue reading