If you are trying to eat vegan – or just healthier – we have Leslie Cerier, the Organic Gourmet Chef, with some ideas for cooking with sea veggies. January 19, 2018 on Mass Appeal TV (NBC affiliate WWLP Channel 22) Chicopee, MA
As a Green Chef, cooking with local, seasonal ,organic produce, it made sense to lessen my carbon footprint and pick out local stone from the local quarry for my kitchen counter. Luckily, I live about an hour away from Ashfield Stone. Picking out my stone required several visits. Which stone slab would look and feel right next to my brick oven? More stone in my passive solar home would also keep my home naturally cool in the summer. The “Pond Ice” Schist stone with ribbons of translucent cream and white, resembles cloud reflections in ponds. Friends said it had the same feel of my Impressionistic Nature Photographs. Continue reading
Easy to prepare, these delicious cookies are great for snacking and dessert. Vegan and gluten-free. Dean teamed up with local Organic Gourmet Leslie Cerier to bake up some amazing Espresso Cookies using Deans Beans organic fair trade coffee and cocoa.
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Hands on Cooking Class with Leslie Cerier, Near Amherst, MA January 15th, 2017; 11AM-2PM
AKA, Nori rice rolls are the perfect party appetizer; amazing on-the-go-lunch or snack. Using a rainbow of veggies such as; carrots, beets, red cabbage, and baby greens offer more than a wide range of nutrients; they also create a beautiful mosaic pattern when sliced. Best of all, they are fun to eat all year round. Spend 3 hours with The Organic Gourmet Chef, Leslie Cerier learning the art of mix and match, and rolling your own nutritionally balanced pleasure! Leslie will also introduce you to some exotic, quick cooking, organic rices. She will show you how to Continue reading
When Christmas is calling – or Hanukkah, Kwanza, or Boxing Day, for that matter – our thoughts turn to sweets and they’re a lot more racy than dreams of mere sugarplums.
Chocolate. Cheesecake. Multi-ingredient cookies. Mile-high pie. And, let’s dust it all with sugar and spice.
Our diets will suffer surely. And, heart disease, obesity and diabetes won’t take a holiday.
But, you don’t have to forgo the indulgences of the season if you make a few minor tweaks to your recipes, or try out some new ones from Leslie Cerier, the “Organic Gourmet” chef, cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking instructor, of Amherst.