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Hi, I'm Laurel Herman, 

Chef & culinary expert.

Food is a tool and an experience, a way to bring love, joy, health into your life and more profits to your food business.  

I love what the power of food, cooking and dining together does to AND for people. 

By cooking together, we are healing the human body and spirit, one meal at a time.

Whether it is consulting or teaching, It is my pleasure to set the stage for your amazing culinary experience.

Awaiting your invitation,

Laurel Herman

Food for thoughts

Recipes and pondering
June 15, 2021
Best ever Carolina Mustard BBQ Tempeh Sandwich Vegan and GF

Wow! It's June. It been a while since I actually posted a recipe. I was thinking back to when I first tasted Carolina Mustard BBQ. I was visiting friends in Lady's Island in South Carolina. I never got over it. Before I ever thought of making it I would go in to the Piggly Wiggly […]

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April 12, 2021
Stuffed Artichokes, Hippie Food of the 60's. Gluten Free

Stuffed artichokes helped define the 60's for me. I was first introduced to stuffed artichokes as a very new teen, visiting my hippie cousin Rosie in Greenwich Village in NY. I remember passing by the clothing shop" Paraphernalia " when Go Go boots were all the rage and mini skirts were the thing to wear. […]

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February 8, 2021
Vegan Smoky Collard Greens

There are few things that this Yankee girl enjoys more than collard greens. These are the bomb. These have a little kick. My first experience with homemade collard greens was with my friend Chance, who showed me how she made them with a smoked turkey leg. I hope you are watching me from heaven. No […]

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Things I do

A few examples of how we can work together.
Catering for your event with my team
Organise a cooking workshop for your company 
Prep a cooking demo for your clients
Ancestral culinary workshop
Culinary medicine workshop
Cook together workshop
Menu & signature dishes creation
1-to-1 cooking guidance
1-to-1 pantry redo
Healthy diet shopping guidance
Online group cooking
I stand in solidarity in the fight against racism, 
and the historic oppression of the Black Community. 

I pledge through active open communication, 
and inclusivity in my business and personal life.


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