amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

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Dairy, sugar and gluten-free berry tartlets

POSTED ON August 11, 2014

Posted in Dessert, Gluten free

Dairy, sugar and gluten-free berry tartlets Although I make all my desserts with healthier sweeteners like maple syrup, brown rice syrup, dates and coconut sugar, I do like the challenge of making a treat with just brown rice and yakon syrups. Yakon syrup is a low glycemic sweetener (GI is the rate at which food raises blood sugar) made from a […] continue reading ->
Strawberry buckwheat granola with coconut and cardamom

POSTED ON April 14, 2014

Posted in Breakfast

Strawberry buckwheat granola with coconut and cardamom   I made this granola in honor of spring and the strawberries to come. Since it’ll be quite a while until we see the sweet red gems at the green market (on the East coast), I decided to make a granola using dried strawberries. I had forgotten how totally delicious dried strawberries are until recently, […] continue reading ->
Chocolate coconut bites

POSTED ON February 13, 2014

Posted in Baked Goods, Dessert, Gluten free

Chocolate coconut bites There is the sweetest little bakery in Williamsburg (Brooklyn) called Bakeri, which I’m sure many of you know. It’s the kind of place that I once fantasized about opening when I lived in London. Coincidentally, the mural on Bakeri’s wall depicting a nymph-like woman holding a tray of cakes is almost identical to what we […] continue reading ->
“Small Plates and Sweet Treats” Gluten-free chocolate hazelnut & buckwheat cake

POSTED ON December 21, 2012

Posted in Dessert, Gluten free

“Small Plates and Sweet Treats” Gluten-free chocolate hazelnut & buckwheat cake For some time now I have wanted to cook and post a recipe from Aran Goyoaga’s lovely cookbook, Small Plates and Sweet Treats: My family’s journey to gluten-free cooking. When I spotted this cake in the winter section of “sweat treats,” I thought it sounded delicious; if some of you are still looking for the perfect […] continue reading ->

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