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Saturday July 8th; 10:30AM-2PM Shutesbury, MA Hands on Cooking Class

A pinch of this, a sprinkle of that-the right herbs and spices can enhance the flavor of any dish. In this fun and informative hands-on garden to table vegetarian cooking class, gourmet organic chef, teacher, and cookbook author Leslie Cerier shows you how to use herbs and spices to make delicious, globally-inspired dishes for our lunch.

Come learn how to

Stock a cornucopia of fresh and dried herbs and spices

Create international dishes, exploring which herb and spice combinations make foods Indian, Mediterranean, French, African, Asian, or Mexican, and more

Add spices and herbs to enhance the flavor of any dish

Use herbs as garnishes

Cook beans and grains from scratch with herbs and spices

Correct dishes that are too spicy, sour, bitter, or bland

Make your own herbal vinegars, flavored oils, and dressings with a palette of spices.

Both novice and seasoned cooks can discover how to prepare fabulous dishes from appetizers to desserts, bringing out the flavors of food (sweet and savory) using herbs and spices for health, vitality, and pleasure.

Email Leslie for more info and to register:

Pay in Advance $75 OR if there is room, pay at the door $100 

To register, send your check made out to Leslie Cerier, and mail to

Leslie Cerier
58 Schoolhouse Road
Amherst, MA 01002

For more information, please email

Register Soon, class size is limited!

Leslie also rents out 2 rooms for out of town-ers:

Email Leslie for more info and to register:

Fresh basil in the organic garden

Photos by Tracey Eller


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