Chef B.

Chipolte Chocolate Souffle - Food Gypsy

Chipotle Chocolate Soufflé

November 4, 2011 | 6 Comments

The Chef in my life, was my first soufflé. He makes it look so easy. So we're tasking Food Gypsy Technical Advisor, Chef Benoit Gelinotte, to give us his best tips so...

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Pimp My (Cheese) Fondue

October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last weekend we hosted a little foodie-fondue-winey-cheesy soiree. Started with a sexy grilled sandwich, then dipped into a cheesy fondue and ended on a sugar high with a Chipotle Chocolate Soufflé. This is...

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Smoked Gouda Duck Confit Grilled Cheese

October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Smoked Gouda Duck Confit Grilled Cheese is a standard casual entertaining food around here. One of Chef B’s little treasures; it’s savory and smoky with just a hint of salty, buttery toasted-ness, and always...

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Lobster Chili & Garlic Cheddar Biscuits

September 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Lobster Chili, you’ll be the hit of the tailgate party. MAN FOOD, with a refined twist (and buttery, garlicky, cheesy biscuits)....

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Thai Summer Satay Salad

July 5, 2011 | 1 Comments

Cold rice vermicelli salad with bright fresh veg, dressed in a lime, rice wine vinaigrette, (totally delish) chicken satay, finished with peanut sauce. Authenticity and intensity. Eat goooooood....

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White Chocolate Strawberry Kiwi Soup

June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Strawberry season. Ripe for Canada Day festivities, warm evenings and summer barbecues. This cool, seasonal White Chocolate Strawberry Kiwi Soup is a make ahead dessert that is at once, simple, elegant and sure...

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Bit of Gypsy Birthday

June 3, 2011 | 2 Comments

Another year, come and gone.   Since entering a decade that starts with ‘four’ birthday celebrations are quiet affairs with those I love, often banning the word “birthday” all together.  A great meal is all I want.  This...

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Beignets de Carnival Recipe

March 3, 2011 | 4 Comments

A lesson in French Cuisine, my introduction to beignets. “So... it’s like a doughnut?” “MAIS NON” says Chef B “it’s like a FRENCH doughnut." Beignets de Carnival, his Grandmother's recipe....

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Out of the Blue – Departing Le Cordon Bleu…

January 26, 2011 | 7 Comments

January, it’s a good time to start something new, to renew a passion, to set goals for the year ahead.  On January 10th, 2011 I began again at the Halls of Butter, taking the experiences...

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Day Three – Le Cordon Bleu, Ottawa (BASIC CUSINE) First day in the kitchen and our first day with new knives. The first day I heard the butter sing....

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