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 ->

Roasted root vegetable tarts with spiced sesame crust

POSTED ON May 19, 2016

Posted in cookbook, Gluten free, Mains

Roasted root vegetable tarts with spiced sesame crust

 

It took me awhile to finally decide on a recipe to make from Henrietta Inman’s gorgeous book Clean Cakes: Delicious patisserie made with whole, natural and nourishing ingredients and free from gluten, dairy and refined sugar. It is brimming with things I want to eat and all the recipes are full [...] continue reading ->

Kichadi

POSTED ON March 22, 2010

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

Kichadi

Kichadi is a simple stew made of rice and mung beans and reminds me of a thicker Indian version of Chinese congee: nourishing, comforting and deeply healing. To make kitchadi you simmer a combination of basmati rice, mung beans and spices for hours with about two or three times the amount of water that you [...] continue reading ->

Harissa carrots

POSTED ON February 26, 2010

Posted in Gluten free, Side Dishes

Harissa carrots

My mother and sister have been telling me about a mysterious harrisa couscous salad for years and I’m never sure what they’re talking about. They say,  “yes, you know the one we make in a glass bowl with layers of roasted vegetables, cous cous and arugula.”  I swear I have never seen nor eaten it.

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