amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

Squash miso bowl with greens and ginger

POSTED ON December 16, 2014

Posted in cleanse, Soup

Squash miso bowl with greens and ginger

 

This bowl of goodness has saved me on numerous occasions since the weather went from crisp to frigid here in New York. Here’s how it came about. One day a few weeks ago I dashed into the kitchen chilled to the bone, feeling a little frazzled, rushed and in need of something nourishing [...] continue reading ->

Chocolate pots de creme on Design*Sponge and links

POSTED ON December 6, 2014

Posted in recipe lists/links

Chocolate pots de creme on Design*Sponge and links

If you didn’t see it already, Design*Sponge recently posted the chocolate pots de creme recipe from my book and a sneak peak of my kitchen. It is a true honor to be featured on such an incredible site, thank you so much Grace!

Below are some of the photos from Design*Sponge. Click here to see [...] continue reading ->

Roast squash and heirloom bean tart with pumpkin seed crust and shaved Brussels sprout salad with toasted pine nut dressing

POSTED ON November 25, 2014

Posted in Gluten free, Mains, Salads

Roast squash and heirloom bean tart with pumpkin seed crust and shaved Brussels sprout salad with toasted pine nut dressing

For this year’s Thanksgiving-inspired post, I wanted to make something a bit different as a centerpiece; definitely not the usual vegetarian main. Creating a tart topped with wedges of roasted squash has been on my mind for years. This recipe is inspired by a photo in one of my oldest and favorite cookbooks called [...] continue reading ->

Pumpkin nut milk

POSTED ON November 19, 2014

Posted in drinks, Snacks

Pumpkin nut milk

Suddenly the weather here in New York feels too cold to drink or eat anything that isn’t warm. However, I must admit this pumpkin milk is so delicious, I’ve been sipping on it cold as a snack. It wasn’t until this morning that I stirred some into hot oatmeal which created a golden, creamy [...] continue reading ->

Gluten-free chocolate apricot and almond cookies + book launch photos

POSTED ON November 3, 2014

Posted in Baked Goods, Dessert

Gluten-free chocolate apricot and almond cookies + book launch photos

I created these cookies on the fly when I needed something to serve out of town guests who were coming by for tea. About half an hour before they arrived I decided that I needed to bake and thus began pulling out all the gluten-free flours I had in my freezer. Although I took [...] continue reading ->