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Red Velvet Waffles - Food Gypsy

Red Velvet Waffles with Cream Cheese Drizzle

February 5, 2014 | 3 Comments

Rich and decadent, what could be better for a sexy Valentine’s brunch than Red Velvet Waffles with Cream Cheese Drizzle?!  OK, besides straight chocolate… I love the colour and texture of red velvet cake and...

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Nutella Crackle Cookies - Food Gypsy

Nutella Crackle Cookies – Git Yer’ Chocolate On

September 23, 2013 | 1 Comments

Deliciously chocolaty and terribly addictive Nutella Crackle Cookies are crisp on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside.  I apologize in advance for causing you to sneak into the kitchen under the cover...

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Idea in concept - Food Gypsy

Chocolate: From Concept to Competition

March 9, 2013 | 1 Comments

Over the last month an idea became edible art, as two Chefs were let loose to experiment and play as they prepared for the Carefor Chocolate Competition, held last Saturday in Ottawa.   The Chef in my...

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The scent of chocolate was overwhelming as they threw open the doors to the ticket buying public at the 9th Annual Carefor Chocolate Competition in Ottawa’s Centurion Centre on Saturday.  Competitors brought their best game, judges brought their discerning palates and guests brought unbridled...

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Chocolate – Chemical Happiness

February 13, 2013 | 2 Comments

There’s a reason we gift chocolate at Valentine’s Day.  Besides being one of nature’s most perfect foods, from a chemical perspective, a new study finds that chocolate and some of our other favorite flavours, have structural similarities...

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Mom's Chocolate Pudding Cake - Food Gypsy

Mom’s Chocolate Pudding Cake

October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is a recipe I've tweaked and tinkered with a dozen times in attempts to make it super fancy, to no avail. Sometimes it's best to stick with the original recipe, however humble, such...

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Cherry Clafoutis with White Chocolate - Food Gypsy

Cherry Clafoutis with White Chocolate

August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

A little twist on a French classic, Cherry Clafoutis with White Chocolate made with the last of the summer cherries, the swan song of summer. It won't be long before we're awash with pumpkins...

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Chocolate Cherry Brownie - Food Gypsy

Chewy Gooey Chocolate Cherry Brownies

June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rich, decadent Chocolate Cherry Brownies, gooey in the middle, with a tart cherry surprise. Made with pure butter, chocolate, dried sour cherries, cocoa & sugar... I'm sure there's no calories in these....

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Devil's Food Salted Caramel Cupcakes - Food Gypsy

Devil’s Food Salted Caramel Cupcakes

April 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

The Devil's Food Salted Caramel Cupcakes we whipped up a week ago for a certain three year old's birthday. So good we had offers of indentured servitude in exchange for more, here's the recipe!...

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Food Gypsy Editor Astrid Deslandes and Nutella - Food Gypsy

Nutella, in the convenient new size

February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Food Gypsy Editor Astrid Deslandes was THRILLED to find that Nutella now comes in a new convenient size. "Wow, finally a jar that will last a WEEK" she declared upon spying the 5 kilogram...

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Chocolate Orange Chiffon Cake - Food Gypsy

Chocolate Orange Chiffon Cake

February 17, 2012 | 7 Comments

An overwhelming desire for the taste of orange and chocolate lead me down the slippery slope of recipe development creating a deep, dark and delicious Chocolate Orange Chiffon Cake that thrilled neighbors and crushed that...

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Chocolate Espresso Truffle Cake - Food Gypsy

Chocolate Espresso Truffle Cake

December 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Smooth, dark and super rich, this Chocolate Espresso Truffle Cake is a slab of pure chocolate heaven. It's also flourless so there's no pesky carbohydrates, and it's gluten free. Just a few simple ingredients...

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