amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

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Roasted eggplant salad with tangy miso dressing.

POSTED ON July 22, 2014

Posted in Gluten free, Mains, Salads

Roasted eggplant salad with tangy miso dressing.

Summer is in full swing and my meals like the farmers market are bursting with tomatoes, cucumbers, basil and greens galore. The buttery little Asian eggplants have arrived finally and this year, I pounced on them immediately. I have been envisaging them golden and roasted until melting inside, then generously drizzled with a bright and [...] continue reading ->

Farmer’s market salad = dinner

POSTED ON July 10, 2014

Posted in Gluten free, Salads

Farmer’s market salad = dinner

In this sultry summery heat, I crave salad for dinner. Although it needs to be refreshing, a leafy affair or an all-raw dish does not satisfy, the salad has to be substantial without being heavy. Keeping this in mind, I wanted to put to use the produce that’s in season here right now—sugar snap peas, [...] continue reading ->

White bean vegetable stew

POSTED ON March 29, 2013

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

White bean vegetable stew

On the days when I either don’t know what I want to cook, have no idea what is left or needs to be used in the vegetable drawer in the fridge, or have no desire to venture to the shop, I plan on cooking a bean soup or a stew like this one. It’s the [...] continue reading ->

Memories of Nantucket and a quick recipe

POSTED ON September 10, 2012

Posted in Gluten free, Salads

Memories of Nantucket and a quick recipe

I’m back in the swing of things after spending half of August in lovely Nantucket. I wanted to share a simple recipe before fall swoops us up and a pot of soup is on the stove, which isn’t far off!

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