• Boreal Gunfire - Food Gypsy
    04 2016 January

    The Boreal Gunfire – Liquid Fortification

    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...

  • Ruinart Brut Champagne - Food Gypsy
    01 2016 January

    Ruinart Brut Champagne – The Humble Bubble

    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...

  • Turkish Chicken Skewers - Food Gypsy
    30 2015 December

    Turkish Chicken Skewers – Party Perfect

    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...

  • Chocolate Pomegranate Bark with Pistachios - FG
    30 2015 December

    Chocolate Pomegranate Bark with Pistachios and Petals

    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...

  • 3 Great Party Dips - Food Gypsy
    28 2015 December

    3 Great Party Dips for Easy Entertaining

    If you haven’t planned for New Years Eve you’d better act fast!  This year we’re not waiting for midnight before we shift our food habits, we’re going to ring in the new year thinking lean...

Live, Love, EAT Well.

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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Ruinart Brut Champagne - Food Gypsy

Ruinart Brut Champagne – The Humble Bubble

January 1, 2016 | 2 Comments
Turkish Chicken Skewers - Food Gypsy

Turkish Chicken Skewers – Party Perfect

December 30, 2015 | 5 Comments
3 Great Party Dips - Food Gypsy

3 Great Party Dips for Easy Entertaining

December 28, 2015 | 12 Comments

Made with Love and Butter

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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3 Great Party Dips - Food Gypsy

3 Great Party Dips for Easy Entertaining

December 28, 2015 | 12 Comments

If you haven’t planned for New Years Eve you’d better act fast!  This year we’re not waiting for midnight before we shift our food habits, we’re going to ring in the new year thinking lean...

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Double Duck Tourtiere - Food Gypsy

Double Duck Tourtiere – Double Delicious

December 23, 2015 | 8 Comments

Never let it be said that we don’t share some of our most decadent recipes. The Double Duck Tourtiere is one of those happy accidents that emerged from an over-abundance of duck confit and a...

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Kirsch Cherry Pound Cake is my tribute to the white cherry cakes shared in the Canadian Maritimes at Christmas.  Unlike dark, rum soaked fruitcake chalk-full of candied citrus peel and nuts in a rum soaked...

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Grandma Jones' Deep Plum Pudding - Food Gypsy

Grandma Jones’ Deep Plum Pudding Cake

December 11, 2015 | 3 Comments

A family favorite, Grandma Jones’ Deep Plum Pudding Cake is a rustic, eastern block approach to the holidays. Unlike English plum puddings there’s no suet or nuts, it’s more like a cobbler, but with a...

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The holiday season at our house means family movie nights and for those occasions it’s nice to have a casual, make-ahead dinner that requires little more than to pop it in the oven and wait for...

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Apple Rum Raisin Cake - Food Gypsy

Heavenly Apple Rum Raisin Cake

November 30, 2015 | 6 Comments

Rich and hearty, Apple Rum Raisin Cake includes some of my favorite flavours of the season.  Apples, warm spice, sweet raisins and… rum.  Nothing says winter baking quite like a dram or two of rum. I...

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Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe- Food Gypsy

Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

November 23, 2015 | 8 Comments

This is Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe, tried and true, it never fails.  It has the perfect spread and it’s easily adjustable for how you like you cookies – from crisp to soft and...

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Peace, Love & Cookies

Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe- Food Gypsy

Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

November 23, 2015 | 8 Comments

This is Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe, tried and true, it never fails.  It has the perfect spread and it’s easily adjustable for how you like you cookies –...

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Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

November 23, 2015 | 8 Comments
Lemon Shortbread Cookies - Food Gypsy

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

December 16, 2013 | 6 Comments
Nutella Crackle Cookies - Food Gypsy

Nutella Crackle Cookies – Git Yer’ Chocolate On

September 23, 2013 | 2 Comments
Macaron Hollandais - Food Gypsy

A Lesson In Macaron – Macaron Hollandais

November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Granola Breakfast Cookies - Food Gypsy

Granola Breakfast Cookies

March 28, 2012 | 7 Comments

It's Wine O'Clock!

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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Domaine Rolet Père et Fils Étoile Chardonnay - Food Gypsy

Domaine Rolet Père et Fils Étoile Chardonnay

December 9, 2015 | 1 Comments

Clean and crisp, Domaine Rolet Père et Fils Étoile Chardonnay 2011 is humility in a bottle.  Subtle tones, mellow colour and tone, it’s a killer seafood wine and a great winter white. Two whites in...

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Domaine André Goichot & Fils Les Dressolles - Food Gypsy

Domaine André Goichot & Fils Les Dressolles 2013

November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Domaine André Goichot & Fils Les Dressolles 2013, a crisp Bourgogne chardonnay.  Wine is so good, but good wine is better! Clean, fresh, crisp, pert, all adjectives that could apply to this wine.  A native...

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Ranked among the best Santenay La Comme wines, Rene Lequin-Colin La Comme, Santenay Premier Cru 2009 is an approachable Burgundy, at a surprisingly affordable price. Found on the shelves of our local wine shop one might pause when...

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