amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

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Zucchini noodles with basil walnut pesto and cherry tomatoes

POSTED ON August 26, 2014

Posted in Gluten free, Mains

Zucchini noodles with basil walnut pesto and cherry tomatoes

The combination of juicy, sun ripened tomatoes, fragrant basil and a splash of red wine vinegar will always taste like summer to me. Those welcome and uniquely warm weather flavors come together in my latest go-to dinner that everyone seems to love. Once the pesto is made and the zucchini noodles are shaved, it comes [...] continue reading ->

Plum almond crisp with cardamom custard

POSTED ON September 25, 2012

Posted in Dessert

Plum almond crisp with cardamom custard

Lately I have been surrounded by an abundance of plums: Italian prune plums, back plums, Santa Rosa’s and many more that I can’t identify readily. Some varieties have pink flesh, some yellow, all delicious. I had no intension of bringing home so many from the farmer’s market the other day. I chose a few of [...] continue reading ->

Strawberry Custard Tart

POSTED ON June 28, 2009

Posted in Dessert

Strawberry Custard Tart

I have a visitor arriving tonight; she’s one of my oldest friends. Our connection began at her kitchen table when I was four years old and she was a mother of three. I used to draw pictures while she cooked and baked for the many children and friends that passed through her home.

Now she’s [...] continue reading ->

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