Chef Amanda teaches private and team building cooking classes in the Connecticut area.
Amanda has developed hundreds of recipes for cookbooks
as well as food magazines. Some of her accounts have
been, Food and Wine, Fine Cooking, Cooking Light, Self
and the Time/Life Fitness Series.
Featured below are some of the articles and recipes Amanda
has written. Click on the cover of each publication to read
the article in it's entirety.
Fresh food from Cushman's kitchen to yours
In her 30-year food career Amanda Cushman has done it all - from soup to nuts.
She's cooked for Manhattan's top caterers, tested and developed recipes for major publications, worked as a private chef for the CEO of American Express and the editor of GQ magazine, ....
Whole Life Times "Winter Warming" from chef Amanda Cushman
As fall turns into winter and the holiday season approaches, we find ourselves turning to chilly weather foods, such as warming soups and hearty entrees....
Bittersweet chocolate tart recipe from Venice chef Amanda Cushman
If your vision of a romantic night at home isn't complete without chocolate, you'll love this deep, dark chocolate tart from Venice chef...
Cooking classes with Venice chef Amanda Cushman
Still looking for a way to keep that New Year's resolution to learn to cook? Sign up for one of chef Amanda Cushman's popular cooking classes...
Guest Interview on KCRW
Chef and culinary instructor Amanda Cushman is grilling vegetables this summer.
Fresh from the market: Roasted beet salad with goat cheese: From Examiner.com
Spotlight on Amanda Cushman: Amanda happily shared this beet salad recipe from her cookbook, Simple, Real Food.
Good Food on KCRW
Spotlight on Amanda Cushman on Good Food on CRW.
Fresh food with farmer's market ingredients
In 2007 Amanda was recognized for teaching her students about eating healthy
In April 2003 the Miami Trend magazine presented this article
about, private cooking parties.
Food & Wine
In the March 1997 issue of Food and Wine Amanda
contributed a piece in the low-fat column. The article featured
a healthy early spring menu highlighting pasta as the main
This was from the May 1997 issue of Fine Cooking. The
article features how to cook grains and gives a variety of
delicious grain recipes.
The April 1996 issue of Vegetarian times featured Amanda's
article on losing weight slowly and healthfully. There is a two
week menu planner included that gives you all the information
you need to lose weight and keep it off.
This is a poster for the Gourmet Expo in 1998. Amanda was
the featured chef for Spa Cuisine.
In March 2002 the Miami Herald presented this article about
private cooking classes featuring Chef Amanda Cushman
and showcasing several cooking class recipes.
This Miami Herald article appeared in May 1996. It features
recipes as well as information about healthy eating.
30 Secrets of the World's Healthiest Cuisines
Amanda contributed a number of recipes to the 30 Secrets
of the World's Healthiest Cuisines cookbook. She has
taught these recipes in her healthy mediterranean cooking
classes at Peter Kump's.
Simple, Real Food:
Delicious clean food prepared simply
My cookbook Simple Real Food can be purchased online.
The price is $24.95 and the book can be sent to your home or office. It can be included with a gift certificate for a cooking class as the perfect present.