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Lucky Lunch - Food Gypsy

Feeding the Dragon – A Lucky Lunch

January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Among the things I find interesting about the culture of cuisine is the underlying symbolism behind food and no where is that more relevant than in Asia. Some call it superstition and cast...

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La galette des Rois - Food Gypsy

La galette des Rois, Celebrating the Epiphany

January 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

A little weekend extra from Food Gypsy, Celebrating the Epiphany with La galette des Rois - (the cake or "wafer" of the Kings), a charming bit of food culture from France. If you find...

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Gospel of Gert, recipe book - Food Gypsy

The Gospel of Gert – A Family History of Food

September 13, 2011 | 8 Comments

As technology reaches deeper into our lives and processed everything threatens to consume us, we seek comfort in the simplicity of what once was. Is it any wonder that the Cameron Family’s most treasured possession...

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American Cooking, Time Life - Food Gypsy

Inspiration, by the book…

June 28, 2011 | 4 Comments

Life and it's shifts are not always constant. Shift happens, sometimes rapidly and you suddenly find yourself questioning personal direction. This week I found new inspiration between the pages of a classic cookbook....

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Our intrepid traveler, Food Gypsy Editor, Astrid DesLandes (aka: The French Girl) is just returned from gallivanting though the French countryside, enjoying more than just wine in bottles (who knew!), now sends us a...

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Shopping for wine - Food Gypsy

Postcards from France ~

April 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Fab Food Gypsy Editor, Astrid DesLandes (aka: The French Girl) is currently gallivanting though the French countryside, there appears to be wine involved....

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Montrealer's have strong opinions about the smoked meat they love. Some revere Schwartz's other's Lester's, Reuben's, Dunn's, Chenoy's or Pete's Smoked Meat. Each with their own spicing, smoking and steaming techniques it's like...

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Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, KD - Food Gypsy

Out of the Box

March 22, 2011 | 3 Comments

Some might call this using my Food Porn abilities for evil, some may turn away in horror and some may cringe, but one thing is for certain we all have those guilty food pleasures that...

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Gypsy in the Kitchen - Food Gypsy

News from the Gypsy Kitchen…

March 1, 2011 | 1 Comments

WELCOME TO MY KITCHEN… … the conversation is great.  We laugh a lot. And there’s real food.  Honest to goodness real food.  If it doesn’t have a mother or come from the ground, it’s not...

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Roatan, Honduras – Island Cooking

October 10, 2010 | 12 Comments

Deep in the Caribbean in the Bay Islands off Honduras is a living gem – Roatan, Honduras. A day of adventure and Island Cooking....

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In the heart of Old Havana, off Plaza de Armas, lined with book sellers and merchants, is a large awning covered outdoor restaurant lined with potted flowers and ferns – Cafe La Mina. ...

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Cuban Flavour – FRESH!

October 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

a fresh take on pineapple…          On this little “life from scratch” journey Mexico was… rest.  Belize was… recreation.  And Cuba?  Rebellion?  Revolution?  Nope.  Resolution.  Resolved… to find the food that fuels its lovely people,...

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