amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

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 ->

Carrot, Apple + Ginger Muffins (gluten-free)

POSTED ON February 26, 2016

Posted in Baked Goods, Breakfast, Gluten free

Carrot, Apple + Ginger Muffins (gluten-free)

 

When I first read the introduction to Emma Galloway’s book My Darling Lemon Thyme: Recipes from my Real Food Kitchen it was as if I was reading about my own childhood—vegetarian parents, a handmade house in the country, fruit and vegetables coming from their garden, water from the sky and the [...] continue reading ->

Rose almond milk

POSTED ON February 13, 2016

Posted in Breakfast, Dessert, drinks, Gluten free, Uncategorized

Rose almond milk

 

The idea for a rose infused almond milk has been with me for a while and although I knew the taste would be delicate and intriguing, I wondered about getting the perfect rosy color—once steeped, rose tea is more golden than pink. Then the solution came to me; a few months [...] continue reading ->

Green vegetable tart with buckwheat sunflower crust

POSTED ON January 30, 2016

Posted in Baked Goods, Gluten free, Mains

Green vegetable tart with buckwheat sunflower crust

This tart has been on my mind and in the making for a while. I’ve been experimenting with different fillings, trying to achieve a creamy and light texture without eggs.  Though I’m sure my experiments won’t stop here,  I had to pause and get something to you since it’s been awhile and the year [...] continue reading ->

Spiced red fruit tartlets

POSTED ON December 22, 2015

Posted in Baked Goods, Dessert

Spiced red fruit tartlets

 

The scent of these tartlets is not only delicious, but also surprisingly intriguing; perhaps it’s the tanginess of the pomegranate and berries combined with a hint of cardamom, orange and nutmeg or the dark cocoa crust enriched with ground almonds, maple and coconut? Even after they cooled I couldn’t stop trying [...] continue reading ->