amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

Quinoa white bean burgers with a special sauce

POSTED ON September 20, 2016

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

Quinoa white bean burgers with a special sauce

I’m not sure how the summer slipped away without my making and eating a delicious burger! I was planning on whipping up the tempeh burgers from my book; as anyone who’s made them knows, there are a few (well-worth-it) steps to putting them together. But for whatever reason, I didn’t get around to picking [...] continue reading ->

Sweet corn, basil and golden zucchini pasta

POSTED ON August 13, 2016

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

Sweet corn, basil and golden zucchini pasta

Tired and hungry after driving home from a visit to the beach last weekend, my partner and I stood in our kitchen not wanting to cook. It was hot — it’s still hot — and although fresh crunchy salads make the most sense for dinner on these sweltering August days, they are work—washing, spinning, [...] continue reading ->

Matcha moringa breakfast bowl

POSTED ON July 17, 2016

Posted in Breakfast

Matcha moringa breakfast bowl

 

Over the last six weeks as we’ve been prepping to move from Manhattan to Brooklyn to begin the adventure of renovating an old house, I’ve had some major kitchen/life disruption. Throughout this period of packing and finally moving there were some long delays, which meant living with very little in the [...] continue reading ->

Roasted root vegetable tarts with spiced sesame crust

POSTED ON May 19, 2016

Posted in cookbook, Gluten free, Mains

Roasted root vegetable tarts with spiced sesame crust

 

It took me awhile to finally decide on a recipe to make from Henrietta Inman’s gorgeous book Clean Cakes: Delicious patisserie made with whole, natural and nourishing ingredients and free from gluten, dairy and refined sugar. It is brimming with things I want to eat and all the recipes are full [...] continue reading ->

Vegan white chocolate mousse with strawberry compote

POSTED ON April 26, 2016

Posted in Dessert, Gluten free

Vegan white chocolate mousse with strawberry compote

 

The fact that the flavor origin of this mousse is elusive, makes it that much more enticing.  The almond milk, vanilla and cardamom make it fragrant while the texture is delicately enriched with raw cacao butter. Since everyone who got a sample agrees it’s delicious, I thought I’d share the recipe [...] continue reading ->