• Petit Pois a la Francaise- Food Gypsy
    30 2015 July

    Petit Pois a la Francaise – Fancy French Peas

    Green peas.  Was there ever a more humble vegetable?  Trust the French to take this little green gem and make it a masterpiece in the classic Petit Pois a la Francaise.  Or as I like...

  • Diabolica Red Wine - Food Gypsy
    29 2015 July

    Diabolica Red Wine, The Okanagan Devil

    From the southern most tip of Canada’s Okanagan valley comes a naughty little wine with a hint of mischief. Diabolica Red will lead you into temptation, and at $15.95 it’s a trip you can take...

  • Crispy Asian Noodle Salad, lead - Food Gypsy
    28 2015 July

    Crispy Asian Noodle Salad

    Beat the heat with something cold, crunchy and satisfying.  Whip up a big bowl of Crispy Asian Noodle Salad, toss a little protein at the grill and that, my friends, is dinner. A touch of...

  • Jerk Chicken, lead
    27 2015 July

    Jerk Chicken Marinade, Tasty Caribbean

    This week we’re sharing a couple of recipes from the chef in my life, including his amazing Jerk Chicken recipe for a kick of Caribbean spice.   I’ve tried to replicate his results many times...

  • Waterfight - Food Gypsy
    24 2015 July

    The Sweet Sounds of Summer

    The threesome of playmates are much too quiet, I speculate what mischief they might be up to. Giggles come from the backyard, followed by whispering, looming ever louder.  I suspect an ambush. Armed with water...

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Green peas.  Was there ever a more humble vegetable?  Trust the French to take this little green gem and make it a masterpiece in the classic Petit Pois a la Francaise.  Or as I like...

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Crispy Asian Noodle Salad

July 28, 2015 | 8 Comments

Beat the heat with something cold, crunchy and satisfying.  Whip up a big bowl of Crispy Asian Noodle Salad, toss a little protein at the grill and that, my friends, is dinner. A touch of...

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July 27, 2015 | 3 Comments

This week we’re sharing a couple of recipes from the chef in my life, including his amazing Jerk Chicken recipe for a kick of Caribbean spice.   I’ve tried to replicate his results many times...

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Rocky Road Fudge Cake – Irresistible

July 17, 2015 | 9 Comments

What to make next time the kids are clamouring for sweets?  Rocky Road Fudge Cake, it’s completely irresistible. A rich fudgy chocolate cake topped with chocolate icing, marshmallows, dry roasted peanuts and, yup, you guessed...

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50 Flavours of Mayonnaise

July 16, 2015 | 14 Comments

Mayonnaise, it’s the ultimate condiment. A foil for flavour that’s smooth and relatively neutral you can bend and twist it to complement almost any taste combination. Add kick to your sandwich, a blast to your...

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Raspberries and Cream – Summer in a Bowl

July 15, 2015 | 5 Comments

Ice cold cream, red, juicy berries and a light dusting of sugar.  Raspberries and Cream is a bowl of pure summer sunshine. Posting a piece on raspberries and cream is less of a recipe and...

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Diabolica Red Wine - Food Gypsy

Diabolica Red Wine, The Okanagan Devil

July 29, 2015 | 4 Comments

From the southern most tip of Canada’s Okanagan valley comes a naughty little wine with a hint of mischief. Diabolica Red will lead you into temptation, and at $15.95 it’s...

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