• Fool Magazine #5, Cover - FG
    26 2015 January

    Fool Magazine – Serious Food Inspiration

    What do you get for the chef who has everything?  He’s got gadgets, powders and blades a plenty, a home library filled with extraordinary titles from chefs across the globe, what are the odds of a...

  • Hoopla The Mutt 2012 - Food Gypsy
    07 2015 January

    Hoopla The Mutt, 2012

    The very definition of fun, this is a wine for anyone with an appetite for life and LIVING.  Hoopla The Mutt, 2012 another sun drenched Californian. A red blend from Hoopla Wines that changes from...

  • Eggs with Super Greens - Food Gypsy
    05 2015 January

    Eggs with Super Greens & Chili Oil

    Loads of nutrition makes for a health conscious breakfast with your morning egg in a nest of kale, broccoli, red cabbage and carrot finished with a hit of clean heat.  Eggs with Super Greens &...

  • Hot Chocolate Syrup - Food Gypsy
    30 2014 December

    Hot Chocolate Syrup

    This Hot Chocolate Syrup is my secret weapon against winter.  It will warm you to the core on a cold winter day and make kids (of all ages) beg for more.   First and foremost,...

  • Tandoori Chicken Wings - Food Gypsy
    30 2014 December

    Tandoori Chicken Wings with Smokey Riata

    As party food goes, nothing beats a spicy chicken wing, whether it’s game day or a night of fun with friends.  Let’s toss a little Bollywood at your wing night with Tandoori Chicken Wings and...

Fool Magazine #5, Cover - FG

Fool Magazine – Serious Food Inspiration

January 26, 2015 | 4 Comments

What do you get for the chef who has everything?  He’s got gadgets, powders and blades a plenty, a home library filled with extraordinary titles from chefs across the globe, what are the odds of a food magazine raising an eyebrow?  Enter Fool Magazine by Swedish husband-and-wife team of Per-Anders Jorgensen and Charlotta Jorgensen, a read...

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Hoopla The Mutt 2012 - Food Gypsy

Hoopla The Mutt, 2012

January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The very definition of fun, this is a wine for anyone with an appetite for life and LIVING.  Hoopla The Mutt, 2012 another sun drenched Californian. A red blend from Hoopla Wines that changes from year to year based on what grape grows best, The Mutt 2012 is a ripe 98% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2%...

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Eggs with Super Greens - Food Gypsy

Eggs with Super Greens & Chili Oil

January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Loads of nutrition makes for a health conscious breakfast with your morning egg in a nest of kale, broccoli, red cabbage and carrot finished with a hit of clean heat.  Eggs with Super Greens & Chili Oil, that’ll get you going. Confession: I eat usual stuff for breakfast. Anything from Thai fried rice to hummus...

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Hot Chocolate Syrup - Food Gypsy

Hot Chocolate Syrup

December 30, 2014 | 1 Comments

This Hot Chocolate Syrup is my secret weapon against winter.  It will warm you to the core on a cold winter day and make kids (of all ages) beg for more.   First and foremost, it’s simple.  I love simple.  It’s also easy.  Can’t tell you how much I appreciate ‘easy’ after a long day...

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Tandoori Chicken Wings - Food Gypsy

Tandoori Chicken Wings with Smokey Riata

December 30, 2014 | 1 Comments

As party food goes, nothing beats a spicy chicken wing, whether it’s game day or a night of fun with friends.  Let’s toss a little Bollywood at your wing night with Tandoori Chicken Wings and a Smokey Riata dip.   I love sharing this recipe because it’s dead easy.  Just put all your spices, garlic,...

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Dulce De Leche Blondies, main - Food Gypsy

Dulce de Leche Brown Butter Blondies

December 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

Rich caramel flavour made all the more intense with the nutty sweetness of brown butter for a decedent delight, Dulce de Leche Brown Butter Blondies. It’s party time.  As one year ends we gather together and welcome a bright shining new year in groups large and small. A little sweetness to ring in 2015, Dulce...

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French country cooking at it’s finest, Poached Eggs in Red Wine Sauce, or as it’s know in it’s native tongue, Oeufs en Meurette.  From the humble villages of Burgundy, farm fresh eggs poached in a rich red wine beef sauce served with crisp lardons, sauteed mushrooms and croutons. Not long ago we found ourselves in the...

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Cast Iron Pork Roast - Food Gypsy

Caring for Cast Iron, Now You’re Cookin’!

November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cold weather cooking just screams cast iron, with it’s superior heat retention and iron friendly health benefits, cast iron is a solid kitchen investment.  Caring for cast iron is the key to cooking with it, the perfectly seasoned pan will brown meals to perfection and never stick.  Here’s a few tips to keep your cast...

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Warm flavour for cold, wet days.  Roasted Pumpkin Apple & Onion on Mixed Kale, part of our Simple Sides series.  Thank God for simple, what would we do without simple in the kitchen? After a long day it’s often a challenge to muster up the energy for scratch cooking.  It’s so tempting to just open...

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Mulled Apple Cider - Food Gypsy

Mulled Apple Cider, Ways To Warm You

October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nothing goes with a fine fall day and the smell of smoke in the air quite like mulled apple cider.  There is something essential and soothing in its warm, spiced scent that reaches right down to your toes. It was a simple plan.  ‘Let’s have the guys from the kitchen over for a backyard fire...

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Fowles Wine The Exception 2010 - Food Gypsy

Fowles Wine The Exception 2010

October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once you’ve had The Rule, you must try Fowles Wine The Exception 2010 for that big, ripe taste of Australian sun. One of the little side benefits of penning the odd post about wine is the rare opportunity to meet the people who craft it.  They are frequently eclectic, often eccentric, and always passionate about...

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Dark West Indian Curry & Island Fried Rice - Food Gypsy

West Indian Chicken Curry & Island Fried Rice

October 6, 2014 | 1 Comments

The best way to develop your palate is to venture into parts unknown and let your taste buds explore.  Discover a little heat, and sweet island spice, in your own kitchen with West Indian Chicken Curry & Island Fried Rice. In the depths of the Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago, curry takes on an intensity and...

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