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The Yoga of Service in the Kitchen: Vegetarian Cooking from the Heart

Leslie in Apppllo's organic Garden

July 26, 2019; 1-2PM; Leslie will be presenting this workshop at Blessfest, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Come learn how to mix and match the local organic harvest of vegetables and herbs to make flavorful, quick and easy vegetarian meals that will enhance your life and energy with Organic Chef Leslie Cerier. The dishes from this workshop will be donated to the local Food Bank following the workshop and ingredients also sourced from local producers.

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Raspberry, Apple, and Pear Cannacrisp with Almonds, Cashews, and Walnuts

Raspberry, Apple, and Pear Cannacrisp with Almonds, Cashews, and Walnuts

Leslie Cerier’s light, sugar-free fruit crisp made with a quarter cup of cannabis-infused coconut oil is delightful at any time of day. Infused with an uplifting sativa, it’s a healthy way to catch a moderate buzz at breakfast. Leslie mixes a quarter cup of cannabis oil and maple syrup with Continue reading

Organic Flavored Oils w/Fresh Herbs & Spices

organic herbs and spices make a delicious flavored oil

When I first learned how to make my own organic flavored oils with fresh herbs, spices, edible flowers, and wild foods, about 30 years ago, I was so in love with them I just about stopped using my usual organic sesame and extra virgin olive oils. The first flavored oil I made was basil oil, which I drizzled on salads, soups, and steamed vegetables. Then I began cooking with it, using it to sauté and roast vegetables and even to fry eggs. I added it to sauces and used it as a dip for bread, as well as a marinade for sun-dried tomatoes and grilled eggplant. Continue reading

Harvest Time Oil de Mary Jane Leaf

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At harvest time, when cannabis is abundant, you can stuff jars with fan leaves, sugar leaves, and buds (sometimes spicing it up with fresh chilies, basil, cilantro, or oregano), cover the plant material with Organic Virgin Olive Oil, and let nature do its work. Continue reading

Sweet Spot

Sweet Spot with Leslie Cerier and Stephen Katz

The Sweet Spot
Improvised food and music event

with vegetarian chef Leslie Cerier
and cellist/composer Stephen Katz

May 27, 2018
2 – 4 PM
Amherst, Massachusetts

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