A Choice of Sides

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, lead - Food Gypsy

Crispy Asian Noodle Salad

July 28, 2015 | 9 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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Cuban Rice and Beans - Food Gypsy

Cuban Rice and Beans, A Side of Spice

July 14, 2015 | 12 Comments

Cuban Rice and Beans, a wet, sticky rice and beans side dish with a solid base of spice, garlic and ginger.  Beside a chop, chunk of chicken or as a meal with grilled vegetables, this...

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Tomato Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette - Food Gypsy

Tomato Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

July 13, 2015 | 5 Comments

This is an everyday salad at Chez Gypsy. A staple of French country cooking, Tomato Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette is the perfect cold side on a hot summer day. Cooking on long, hot days of summer. Ripe...

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Loaded Baked Potato Salad - Food Gypsy

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

July 9, 2015 | 9 Comments

Love baked potatoes dripping with sour cream, covered in bacon bits and chives?  Me too!  That’s why Loaded Baked Potato Salad is always a big hit at our house. A summer staple, served warm Loaded...

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In the heat of summer, simple meals are essential.  Served hot, warm or even cold Spaghetti with Garlic and Parsley is simple Italian at it’s best.  At its core Italian cuisine is purity and humility....

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Bright and well balanced, this Tex Mex Potato Salad with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette snuggles up perfectly with a grilled fresh chorizo, or spicy grilled chicken.  A true taste of summer. Looking for a new potato...

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Kale Caesar Salad – Hail Kale!

April 30, 2015 | 1 Comments

As days lengthen thoughts turn to all things green.  Swap out your romain for a deeper shade of green and you’ve got the hip new Caesar everyone’s talking about, Kale Caesar Salad.  All Hail Kale!...

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Maple Roasted Root Vegetables - Food Gypsy

Maple Roasted Root Vegetables

March 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

It’s Sugarshack time, time for a bit of sweetness in your life with Maple Roasted Root Vegetables.  A perfect side with roasted pork, a seared chicken breast or as a vegetarian main, rich in nutrition....

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London Pub Hash - Food Gypsy

London Pub Hash with Bangers & Eggs

March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bacon, mushrooms, tomato, onions and potato. the ultimate hangover cure.  London Pub Hash with English Bangers and Eggs.  This will put you right as rain, no matter how overly indulgent you were with the sherry the night before!...

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Nothing beats a weeknight pasta.  Cappelletti Sicilia with Tomato Garlic & Nuts will break you out of a pasta rut with the signature taste profile from Italy’s largest southern island. Known as God’s Kitchen, the...

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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...

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