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
Leslie Cerier, a.k.a. The Organic Gourmet is an internationally recognized farm to table chef and cooking teacher with over 30 years experience specializing in vegetarian, vegan and gluten free meals for health and pleasure.
Leslie celebrates the earth’s bounty by adapting meals to what is freshly picked and plentiful. For Leslie, it’s all about the yum! Through six cookbooks, including Gluten-Free Recipes for the Conscious Cook and Going Wild in the Kitchen; sold out classes, and Chef trainings across the globe, developing recipes for organic and natural food companies, and wellness coaching with expertise in creating recipes for individuals with dietary sensitivities.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.
Loving Kindness in the Kitchen, From the Seed to the Table; Sunday, November 10, 11AM-2:30PM; Amherst, MA
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 select ingredients, accommodating everyone’s dietary needs, moods and desires. Then we will cook and eat our lunch.Continue reading