amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

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Saffron eggplant stew for a crowd

POSTED ON October 5, 2016

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

Saffron eggplant stew for a crowd

 

Heading quickly into the fall with cooler days upon us, I was feeling the need to cook with the late summer vegetables that are slowly disappearing, making room for winter squash at the market. Right now, there’s an abundance of over ripe tomatoes, eggplants and peppers all begging to be roasted [...] continue reading ->

Sorrel humus for everyone down under plus other dips I love!

POSTED ON September 9, 2015

Posted in appetizer, Gluten free, Side Dishes, Snacks

Sorrel humus for everyone down under plus other dips I love!

Finally, I’m posting a recipe that suits the change of season in the Southern hemisphere! I hope everyone there is enjoying the very first signs of spring. If you’re heading into fall you could tuck this away until next year or scroll down for more dips I love.

When I first read the title [...] continue reading ->

Autumn roast vegetable salad with mustard dressing

POSTED ON October 23, 2013

Posted in Gluten free, Salads, Side Dishes

Autumn roast vegetable salad with mustard dressing

Firstly, I’m sorry for the lack of posting going on around here!  It’s been a busy last few months including a 4-week trip to Australia, shooting the cover for my book and a big round of book edits.  Please know that I’ve really missed sharing recipes with all of you and the feeling of connectedness [...] continue reading ->

Herbed French lentil cakes with yogurt mint sauce

POSTED ON May 29, 2012

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

Herbed French lentil cakes with yogurt mint sauce

A good vegetarian burger recipe has always been high on my recipe “to-do” list and a delicious lunch at ABC Kitchen last week inspired me to develop a new variation. Lately I have been experimenting with making lentil cakes (or burgers) using beets, French lentils and quinoa topped with tzatziki (Greek cucumber yogurt sauce with [...] continue reading ->

Coconut curry with brown jasmine rice blend

POSTED ON December 11, 2011

Posted in Gluten free, Grains, Mains

Coconut curry with brown jasmine rice blend

I made this meal for friends last week and enjoyed it for lunch for a couple of days afterwards.  Many curries have a complex mixture of spices behind them, but not this one; instead it has a nice clean flavor and lovely delicate fragrance from the lemongrass. The curry is still warming and soothing and [...] continue reading ->

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