Tag Archives: The Organic Gourmet

Loving Kindness in the Kitchen; Luscious Organic Lifestyle Retreat

Autumn Greetings!

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.

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Loving Kindness in the Kitchen, From the Seed to the Table

At Esalen, Leslie Stirs chopped fresh herbs into a salad

Loving Kindness in the Kitchen, From the Seed to the Table; Sunday, November 10, 11AM-2:30PM; Amherst, MA

Loving Kindness in the Kitchen brings our total awareness, engages our sensuality as we open up to all the hands of love that touched our food from the seed to the table.

Through excited curiosity, our culinary adventure begins. In this hands-on, vegetarian cooking class, gourmet organic chef, teacher, and cookbook author Leslie Cerier guides us in the playful art of mix and match with the bounty from our local organic vegetarian harvest. We choose ingredients, accommodating everyone’s dietary needs, moods and desires. Then we will cook and eat our lunch in Leslie’s beautiful country home.

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Luscious Organic Lifestyle Retreat

Lush, sweet scented, organic roses

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.

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Organic Vegetarian Cooking and Gardening from the Heart

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.

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Marvelous Meatless Menus

Marvelous Meatless Menus, Speaker Events with Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gouremt

Marvelous Meatless Menus with “The Organic Gourmet ” Leslie Cerier: Farm to Table Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free Chef, Cookbook Author and Cooking Teacher

I will be giving several talks in public libraries in Western Massachusetts: September 12, September 25, November 12. All of these programs are free to the public and pre-registration with each library is appreciated. Tasty samples offered.

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