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!
This is the best Honey Cake I know of, and it happens to be gluten free and dairy free- perfect for celebrating the Jewish New Year. Also fabulous for breakfast or with afternoon tea. Delicious on its own, or topped with sliced apples and honey.Continue reading
I have been cooking and writing about loving kindness in the kitchen. All the hands of love that have touched our food, from the seed to the table. Will this be a new book. Maybe? However, it is definitely one of the themes of my Fall schedule of presentations, hands on cooking classes, and my new year round Luscious Organic Lifestyle Retreats.
I invite you to join me for classes, events and a luscious organic lifestyle retreat immersed in nature.
It’s an experience! Immersed in nature, come learn Leslie’s technique for creating “the yum in your life”. Come experience the sanctuary. Leslie will teach you how to incorporate a nourishing home environment with the art of self care, gourmet vegetarian, organic farm to table meals, and “loving kindness” hands on cooking classes. Come for a weekend, a few days or a whole week. The beauty, nourishment and peace will follow you home.Continue reading
Happy Summer! I have spent everyday happily gardening. Nurturing organic vegetables, herbs, garlic, edible and perennial flowers. Nibbling on wild berries, too. Lots of swimming and of course, lots of gratitude. Visits from clients coming to enjoy a luxurious organic gourmet retreat, teaching private cooking classes, and being a Personal Chef, catering vegan and vegetarian farm to table dinner parties for 1-2 dozen people.Continue reading