Seafood & Fish

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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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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Whitefish in Yellow Curry - Food Gypsy

Whitefish in Yellow Curry

November 9, 2015 | 2 Comments

Whitefish in Yellow Curry, Thai inspired, Indian influenced, this is a curry that blends the best of two worlds.  Deep turmeric tones and the light acidic touch of lemongrass and a hint of heat, paired with...

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Blood Orange Glazed Salmon, Ingredients - Food Gypsy

Blood Orange Glazed Salmon

March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

A tangy blend of sweet and sour, Blood Orange Glazed Salmon is drop-dead easy and guaranteed to make you a superstar. PS:  Have you seen spring?! I frequently go through flavour jags, particularly where citrus...

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Grilled Nova Scotia Lobster Rolls - Food Gypsy

Grilled Nova Scotia Lobster Rolls

June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Brush with garlic butter, grill to a crispy golden brown, add a hint of lemon and you’ve created a contemporary classic, Grilled Nova Scotia Lobster Rolls.  Sometimes it’s the simplest things that make the most...

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Herb Mustard by Maille & Pacific Snapper - Food Gypsy

Snapper with Herb Mustard Sauce & Summer Veg

August 19, 2013 | 4 Comments

Green mustard, fresh and colourful and perfect with fish.  Why does lemon get all the fish action when you have Maille’s Fines Herbes Mustard just waiting for you on your grocer’s shelves?! Mustard gets a...

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Indulge in fresh Mediterranean flavours and omega threes. Three Pepper Salmon with Lemon Herb Rice and Olive Tomato Relish, is a meal in 45 minutes with colourful citrus rice and a super-fast relish,...

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Pain Bagnat – The Perfect French Picnic

June 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

After last week's post on Salade Nicoise, we take a merry little detour to Pain Bagnat (literally translated: Wet Bread) which is that same Salade Nicoise, layered in a day-old sourdough roll, wrapped tight, put...

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Salade Nicoise - Food Gypsy

Salade Nicoise inspired by Julia Child

June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

This week we join the many voices celebrating what would have been Julia Child's 100th birthday in August of this year, with JC100. Starting with Salade Nicoise, from Child's The Way to Cook, a...

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In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, a little taste of Ireland, straight from the rugged western shores and the storied medieval Ashford Castle, Chef Stefan Matz' Char Grilled Scallops with Bacon and Sweet Potato Lemon...

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A Molecular Valentine

February 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

This Valentine's Day instead of posting yet another red velvet cupcake, we decided to let Food Gypsy Technical Adviser Chef B loose in the kitchen with some food science. Using three relativity easy molecular...

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Nova Scotia Seafood Chowder - Food Gypsy

Old Fashioned Nova Scotia Seafood Chowder

December 12, 2011 | 5 Comments

A Nova Scotia seafood chowder, brimming with chunky bits of sea flesh, it’s good old fashioned Maritime fare.  When the snow flies there’s nothing as satisfying is a big, creamy bowl of chowder. My first chowder came...

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