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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
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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January 30, 2021
Shepard's Pie, The ultimate Snowstorm meal, your way.

Its is a whole entire 18 degrees out. BRRR. I think you know where I'm going with this. I don't know about you but I'm making Shepard's Pie. The first time I tasted this I was in Salisbury, England. Also referred to as Cottage Pie, I was swept away, as I have been from day […]

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January 26, 2021
Napa Cabbage and Noodles, Vegan & Gluten Free

This all started when I ordered some Napa Cabbage from Wegmans and what they brought me was enough cabbage to feed an army. It weighed more than my dog and he is 10 lbs. What to do ? I really wanted to use glass noodles, they are made from sweet potato starch. No bueno, I […]

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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
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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.

SMALL SIPS

Follow my small sips of insights and thoughts over on Anchor, recorded as and when inspiration strikes.
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