amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

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 ->

Chickpea pizza with asparagus and pea shoot tangle

POSTED ON April 13, 2016

Posted in cookbook, Gluten free, Mains

Chickpea pizza with asparagus and pea shoot tangle

I’m jumping the gun a little by using asparagus in this recipe — here in New York we won’t be seeing any locally grown tender stems for another few weeks. Truth be told, the only significant sign of spring (it’s been freezing) at the farmers market this week were ramps and their irresistible, wild [...] continue reading ->

Vegetables for breakfast?

POSTED ON March 30, 2016

Posted in Breakfast, Gluten free, Grains

Vegetables for breakfast?

 

 

It’s been awhile since I last posted. I had no intension of letting this last chunk of time slip past but I haven’t found enough moments at home to focus on and capture what I’m craving, making and eating. In fact, I was hoping to make and shoot [...] continue reading ->