Red Velvet Hello Kitty Cupcakes - Food Gypsy

Red Velvet Cupcakes – Hello Kitty!

April 22, 2013 | 6 Comments

It’s birthday season once again at Chez Gypsy.  We begin with the Junior Miss and her fourth birthday celebration, and what better way to say “happy birthday” than with Red Velvet Hello Kitty Cupcakes. She...

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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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How to make a Fondant Rose - Food Gypsy

Technique – How to make a Fondant Rose

February 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

As an added Valentine’s Week Bonus Feature. Tossing a little pastry technique your way compliments of Wendy van Velthonven from Thimble Cakes in Ottawa,  ‘how to make a fondant rose’.  Having fun in the kitchen.     A home (and...

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From humble beginnings to elevated haute cuisine status, cupcakes have become booming business in North America. Imagine delight when a small store front in my downtown Ottawa neighbourhood opened to reveal an exquisite line...

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