Tag Archives: Tempeh

Teaching the Art of the Stir Fry

Teaching How to Make Stir Fry Tempeh and Vegetables in a cooking class

Demonstrating how to make an Asian stir fry tempeh with vegetables in one of my hands on vegetarian cooking classes. First, melt virgin coconut oil, Next add your spices: grated ginger and chopped garlic. Add and stir in a tablespoon of tamari and mirin (sweet rice cooking wine) or maple syrup along with slices of tempeh. Once the pan dries, add some water for a juicy, flavorful dish. Next add colorful vegetables like carrots, green cabbage, and celery. In my cooking classes, I teach that you can change the combination of seasonal vegetables all year long for infinite varieties of tasty Asian vegetable stir fry dishes. I also offer cooking tips for you to invent your own recipe variations. Once you understand which ingredients go in first, second and third, you can design your own stir fries based on your local harvest. Eat well and have fun.

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Last Night’s Organic Locavore Dinner

Tempeh with Marinated Dried Tomatoes and Kale, Kasha with burdock, and shiitakes, and Kuri squash

Last night’s dinner was a quick and easy seasonal feast celebrating organic local produce. Kale, Continue reading

Maple Teriyaki Stir Fry Tempeh and Vegetables

Maple Teriyaki Stir Fry Tempeh and Vegetables recipe by Leslie Cerier for Coombs Family Farm

Quick, easy, rich and flavorful, feel free to change the vegetables with the seasons. Here I used a colorful combination of cauliflower, broccoli, celery and carrots with tempeh. You can use extra virgin coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil, or sesame oil for this delicious vegan and gluten-free dish. Serve over a bed of rice, quinoa or noodles for a fun meal. Continue reading

Vegetarian cookbook author Leslie Cerier offers festive recipes for the holiday table

Leslie Cerier has been teaching about local, seasonal, organic, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free cooking for more than 30 years.


For the Gazette; Friday, November 11, 2016

Creating a vegetarian menu for Thanksgiving? Try this combo: Tempeh Stew, Red Quinoa with Shiitake Mushrooms and cranberry sauce. Continue reading

Chef Training and Private Cooking Lesson

Ginger Tempeh Vegetable Stir Fry

A few weeks ago, I got an email from Sherry, a professional chef cooking for a Women’s Lunch program in Boston. She was starting to feed more women that were vegan, gluten-free and needed hands on cooking lessons and recipes for dishes with tempeh, seitan and gluten-free whole grains. Here is the menu I created and taught Sherry how to cook: Continue reading