Dinner for executives in Livermore

I’m excited to serve a 5-course meal for six at a private residence in Livermore for their annual holiday party. Based on our conversation I created two menus — one is an “Asian Fusion” and the other is “California Spa.” Each item has a link to provide a visual of what I’m thinking of, I’ll […]

Chef for silence, yoga, meditation retreat

Food, menu, served at 4 day retreat

Here is a photo gallery of the food I made for a 4-day silent retreat. Scroll down to read the recipe cards for each dish, see my shadow, see the sunset, and read about the retreat. Silence is the deepest and most authentic form of communication, both with others and within ourselves. It is the language that transcends the constant noise of our minds and allows us to experience our true Self, that purest state of Being, a state of peace, joy, and love.

One week menu for JumpStartMD diet

Here’s a one-week menu plan for a client who is doing the JumpStartMD diet. She wants to lose weight, pronto, and this diet will keep her on tract, it’s varied veggies, low carb, healthy fats and protein. This menu includes dinners for the weekdays (lunches will be at her company). Includes snacks for at home […]

Personal chef: two meals per day for five days, for two people

Here is a photo gallery of food I’ve made for private clients.

Personal chef: 2 meals, 2 people, 2 snacks

Here is a photo gallery of food I’ve made for private clients.

Paleo potluck, Saturday, Sept 22nd

During our paleo potlucks our conversations range from: being a vegetarian or vegan on a Paleo diet, to adapting Paleo to you/your lifestyle, the various degrees of being Paleo. …where do you draw the line? …will Paleo be 100%? 80%? 60% of your diet? …wild game only? …no milk products? …little-to-no processed foods? …will you follow an ‘upgraded paleo diet’ – such as the Bulletproof Diet.

Graceful aging – REDUX, dialog lunch, July 28

This event is open to everyone. We are expecting a sell-out event for 20 guests (teens, adults, seniors). To register: contact Joni or Steve (Steven Fowkes, 650-321-2374, fowkes at ceri.com) Pricing: $20 per person This is a redux of our Dialog Lunch, July 8th, see images, below. AGENDA: Noon to 12:30pm — Arrivals 12:30pm — […]

Kitchen gear, gadgets, tools: the necessities

Essential kitchen equipment for the healthful efficient chef. Tooling up in the kitchen with the necessities.

Healthy Paella Cooking Class

Description of a cooking class party – making Paella.

Lettuce Wraps w/carrots, potatoes and a mock Tarragon Truffle Mayo

A mock mayo (dairy free and egg free) with truffle oil and tarragon … yummmmmmmm.