Hear Ira Bryck speak with LESLIE CERIER, THE ORGANIC GOURMET about her early experiences with her grandmother, who cooked by feel, and her mother, who was a solid 1950s meal maker. And how Leslie evolved from prescribing food as medicine, to writing cookbooks, inventing recipes for food companies, to personal chef, to teaching people how to feed, please and nourish everyone. Not to mention, her photography is otherworldly! So listen in!
L-R) Among the subjects of “The Breast Archives” are Heather, Petra and Leslie. Courtesy of The Breast Archives”
How stripping down taught these women to love their boobs
By Melissa Malamut; November 12, 2018; New York Post
On a trip to Egypt in 2011, Meagan Murphy became awestruck at the size and detail of the mammoth statues depicting ancient female heroines.
Really, though, she couldn’t stop staring at their breasts.
“I was in one of the temples by the Sudanese border looking at a statue of the goddess Isis, the mother of creation,” the 54-year-old filmmaker tells The Post. “And I got a powerful gut feeling that the breasts contain ancient wisdom.”
That’s why Murphy created “The Breast Archives,” a documentary hitting iTunes today and DVD Nov. 20, featuring nine women whose ages span about four decades, talking about the complicated relationship they have with their breasts — mostly while topless.
”I’m offering people a recipe for inspiration.” Leslie Cerier
Have a listen and become much more knowledgeable about herbs and spices Leslie uses in her cooking. Continue reading
A Conversation with Leslie Cerier, “The Organic Gourmet”
(Leslie is featured in The Breast Archives documentary) This interview is also posted on June 26, 2017 http://www.thebreastarchives.org/blog/
Thousands of years ago in ancient Greece, Hippocrates wrote, “Let food be thy medicine.” Those words are as true today as they were then. The choices that we make at the grocery store and the farmer’s market have a clear effect on the health of our breasts. Read on to learn more my recent interview with Leslie Cerier, one of the nine women who bravely bared her body and soul in The Breast Archives. Leslie is an internationally recognized, organic farm to table vegetarian chef, educator, cookbook author, recipe developer, consultant, and award-winning nature photographer. Every day, she cooks gourmet, seasonal, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free meals for health and pleasure as a way to inspire others to discover and embody delicious living. Continue reading