Recipes From Chaplin -
Strawberry Custard Tart
POSTED ON June 28, 2009
Posted in Dessert
I have a visitor arriving tonight; she’s one of my oldest friends. Our connection began at her kitchen table when I was four years old and she was a mother of three. I used to draw pictures while she cooked and baked for the many children and friends that passed through her home.
Now she’s [...] continue reading ->
Oats and Chia Seeds with Almond Milk
POSTED ON June 24, 2009
Posted in Breakfast, Gluten free
“What do you eat for breakfast?” It’s a question I have been asked for years, especially by people wanting to incorporate healthier foods into their diet. Since I love breakfast I always have a lot of suggestions.
Soaked oats and chia seeds with almond milk and berries was what I found myself eating through the really [...] continue reading ->
Curried Chickpea Cakes with Cilantro Coconut Chutney
POSTED ON June 20, 2009
Posted in Condiments, Gluten free, Mains
Tonight, I am going over to my friend Susan’s for dinner; it is always a pleasure to share meals, prosecco and conversation on her lovely terrace. Susan Simon is an author of many wonderful cookbooks and a catering extraordinaire. In the 10 years that I have known her she has taught me a lot about [...] continue reading ->
Spring Quinoa with Radishes, Peas and Mint
POSTED ON June 12, 2009
Posted in Gluten free, Grains
Remember I mentioned soaking quinoa last week? Well since it is in the title of this blog I feel the need to give you the recipe for the way I cook it. As you know I soak it, any where from 6 hours to over night. Soaking allows grains to begin the sprouting process, therefore [...] continue reading ->
POSTED ON June 4, 2009
Posted in Gluten free, Soup
Today is an exciting day because I went up to Union Square farmers market to gather ingredients and inspiration for my first post!
My enthusiasm and hunger increased as soon as I hit the first stand heavy with an abundance of asparagus, peas and strawberries…already my mind was spinning trying to figure out what to [...] continue reading ->