amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

gluten free millet buckwheat bread + exciting news!

POSTED ON March 15, 2015

Posted in Baked Goods, Breakfast, Grains

gluten free millet buckwheat bread + exciting news!

I’m sorry for the delay in posting this bread recipe, but truth be told, I needed to make it a few more times before sharing…. I tried it with more liquid and less oats, seeds stirred in, the recipe doubled and then halved.  In the end, I was delighted to discover that this bread [...] continue reading ->

chai + homemade almond milk that won’t curdle

POSTED ON February 25, 2015

Posted in drinks

chai + homemade almond milk that won’t curdle

Tis the season of chai in my house

The weather this winter, marked by months of sub-zero temperatures, snow and even blizzards has me craving warm, invigorating drinks. I’ve always liked chai, the spicy Indian tea when it’s well made – not that easy to find outside of your own kitchen– but haven’t, up [...] continue reading ->

Fennel dill dressing with lime and mint + a rainbow bowl

POSTED ON February 15, 2015

Posted in Dressings, Gluten free, Mains, Side Dishes

Fennel dill dressing with lime and mint + a rainbow bowl

This year, winter seems to me to be more bleak and grey than in seasons past.  And I’m not sure if it’s striking me so because I’ve had a bit more time to observe the weather, or if it is in fact, greyer than usual.  The last couple of winters I was wrapped up [...] continue reading ->

Matcha coconut custard tart with chocolate crust

POSTED ON February 6, 2015

Posted in Dessert

Matcha coconut custard tart with chocolate crust

For the new color issue, Anthology magazine profiled me and asked that I develop a few recipes to go with the theme. Along with this matcha tart there’s a golden cauliflower fennel soup with dukkah and a roasted beet heirloom bean salad with bitter greens. I was planning to share the salad recipe but [...] continue reading ->

The best cauliflower bake you’ll ever eat.

POSTED ON January 27, 2015

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

The best cauliflower bake you’ll ever eat.

I know the title is a little presumptuous but this bake really is kind of amazing. I’ve made it three times recently and the response to each was nothing short of ecstatic.  Now I’ll tell you why: Something magical happens when cauliflower is whipped into a smooth puree with cashew milk and nutritional yeast before [...] continue reading ->