• Peach Bourbon Praline Crisp - Food Gypsy
    24 2016 August

    Bourbon Peach Praline Crisp

    Bourbon Peach Praline Crisp combines ripe summer flavours in a harmony so out of this world it’s a ‘must try’ recipe.  The peach filling is clean and sweet with the subtle hints of bourbon and...

  • Baked Bread, Jo-Ann Laverty 2016
    18 2016 August

    Crumb to Crust – Talking Bread & Community Conciousness with Jo-Ann Laverty

    In the food industry in Ottawa for more 30 years, Jo-Ann Laverty is a woman of the kitchen with true grit.  From her beginnings with the Emerald Bakery to her most recent venture (with partner...

  • Lobster Stuffed Baked Potatoes - Food Gypsy
    09 2016 August

    Lobster Stuffed Baked Potatoes – PEI Cottage Cooking

    A family holiday, complete with beach time and seafood indulgence with Lobster Stuffed Baked Potatoes and a bit of PEI Cottage Cooking. Prince Edward Island (PEI), home to red dirt and wild beaches, the perfect...

  • The Moore Farm, Gatineau - Food Gypsy
    28 2016 July

    The Moore Farm – Outaouais New Urban Farm & Eco-Education Center

    The Moore Farm (La Ferme Moore), an ambitious agricultural, ecology, education center with a built-in farmers market and farm-to-table bistro, set on 88 acres of heritage farm land in the heart of Gatineau.  It’s new,...

  • Stark-Conde Syrah - Food Gypsy
    22 2016 June

    Stark-Condé Stellenbosch Syrah – A Heady Red

    A ripe rich South African wine, Stark-Condé Stellenbosch Syrah 2013 is surprisingly fresh and beautifully balanced making it as good a summer wine as it is a favorite at our winter table. Stark-Condé Stellenbosch Syrah hails...

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Peach Bourbon Praline Crisp - Food Gypsy

Bourbon Peach Praline Crisp

August 24, 2016 | 3 Comments

Bourbon Peach Praline Crisp combines ripe summer flavours in a harmony so out of this world it’s a ‘must try’ recipe.  The peach filling is clean and sweet with the subtle hints of bourbon and...

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Made with Love and Butter

Peach Bourbon Praline Crisp - Food Gypsy

Bourbon Peach Praline Crisp

August 24, 2016 | 3 Comments

Bourbon Peach Praline Crisp combines ripe summer flavours in a harmony so out of this world it’s a ‘must try’ recipe.  The peach filling is clean and sweet with the subtle hints of bourbon and...

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A family holiday, complete with beach time and seafood indulgence with Lobster Stuffed Baked Potatoes and a bit of PEI Cottage Cooking. Prince Edward Island (PEI), home to red dirt and wild beaches, the perfect...

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Breakfast in Tuscany, Italian Poached Eggs, Food Gypsy

Breakfast in Tuscany, Italian Poached Eggs

April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Light, fresh and amazingly fast.  Breakfast in Tuscany or Italian Poached Eggs works on many levels – hot verses cold, creamy against a light acidic tomato bruscetta, plus the salty tang of prosciutto and earthy taste of olive...

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Latin Spiced Salmon Avocado Salsa1, Food Gypsy

Latin Spiced Salmon with Avocado Salsa

March 31, 2016 | 2 Comments

Latin Spiced Salmon with Avocado Salsa, hint of heat against the smooth, buttery taste of avocado. Honestly, whoever first put avocado and salmon together should be canonized! Love simple food.  Even better is simple food...

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Shifting to foods that foster better health with an anti-inflammatory diet changed how I eat.   5 Grain Porridge with Coconut, Apples & Berries, whole grains, healthy fats and natural sugars, what a way to start the day!...

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Boreal Gunfire - Food Gypsy

The Boreal Gunfire – Liquid Fortification

January 4, 2016 | 2 Comments

In our never-ending search for ways to warm one’s self in the long months of the Canadian winter we stumbled upon a rum (quite by accident I assure you), spiced with a blend Nordic spices...

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Turkish Chicken Skewers - Food Gypsy

Turkish Chicken Skewers – Party Perfect

December 30, 2015 | 5 Comments

Turkish Chicken Skewers are one of those great make-ahead party foods that make so much sense when you’re entertaining.  Marinate your chicken overnight then cook the morning of or even two days ahead, then just reheat...

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A sweet, sensational treat in a big hurry, Chocolate Pomegranate Bark with Pistachios and Petals is a show stoppingly simple addition to your party snack offerings or, box it and give it as a gift...

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Exploring The Culture of Food

Baked Bread, Jo-Ann Laverty 2016

Crumb to Crust – Talking Bread & Community Conciousness with Jo-Ann Laverty

August 18, 2016 | 6 Comments

In the food industry in Ottawa for more 30 years, Jo-Ann Laverty is a woman of the kitchen with true grit.  From her beginnings with the Emerald Bakery to her...

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Sloane Tea Company - Food Gypsy

Sloane, A Fine Cup of Tea

May 1, 2016 | 1 Comments
Potager Eardley, berries - Food Gypsy

Potager Eardley, Our Local Kitchen Garden

September 5, 2015 | 6 Comments
How to make Buttermilk - Food Gypsy

Kitchen Basics – How to make Buttermilk

July 21, 2015 | 7 Comments

It's Wine O'Clock!

A ripe rich South African wine, Stark-Condé Stellenbosch Syrah 2013 is surprisingly fresh and beautifully balanced making it as good a summer wine as it is a favorite at our winter table. Stark-Condé Stellenbosch Syrah hails...

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Ruinart Brut Champagne - Food Gypsy

Ruinart Brut Champagne – The Humble Bubble

January 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

Despite being the oldest established house in France, Ruinart is likely a name you’ve never heard of, and yet it creates some of the finest champagne in the world. Our holiday indulgence was a bottle of...

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