Flavours of Fall

Pulled Cider Pork & sides - Food Gypsy

Cider Braised Pulled Pork – A Winter’s Feast

December 13, 2013 | 4 Comments

Take a couple of bottles of good, full bodied apple cider, a pork picnic shoulder, a good spice rub and a few hours in the oven and you’ve got juicy, tender Cider Braised Pulled Pork....

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Goulash, Gypsy Comfort Food - Food Gypsy

Goulash – Gypsy Comfort Food

October 21, 2013 | 4 Comments

Exploring my Roma roots with some good Gypsy comfort food, hearty Romanian Style Goulash.  A rich beef and tomato stew heavy with Paprika, it’s slow food to warm your soul as nights get longer and...

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Lentil Sausage & Bacon Casserole - Food Gypsy

Lentil Sausage & Bacon Casserole

March 18, 2013 | 1 Comments

Leaning decidedly French, a big pot full of Lentil Sausage & Bacon Casserole, a one pot meal that takes two pots to make, but who’s counting?! Inspired by a couple of links of mild veal-herb...

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Salted Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake - Food Gypsy

Salted Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake

February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Made with some of my favorite cold weather ingredients: apples, caramel, salt, pecans and brown butter, this is a cake for the pale light of late winter.  Rustic and homey, Salted Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake...

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Savory Sundried Tomato Scones - Food Gypsy

Savory Sun-Dried Tomato Scones

November 1, 2012 | 5 Comments

There is something deeply satisfying about the rich, red flavour of sun-dried tomatoes, whether they're the star of a sweet pesto, a quick sauce or these Savory Sun-Dried Tomato Scones; it's a taste that says...

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Cardamom Pear Butter - Food Gypsy

Cardamom Pear Butter

October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Autumn fruits fill the aisles, how can you possibly resist the shapely pear? So smooth, so ripe, so bottom heavy, and perfectly delicious with a bit of blue cheese as Cardamom Pear Butter. ...

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Sweet Potato Succotash & Pear Glazed Pork Chops, another solo dinner at Chez Gypsy featuring autumn flavours. It's almost impossible not to make Looney Tunes references when motioning succotash "sweet sufferin' succotash!" It's...

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Rosemary Apple Glazed Chicken with Dried Cranberries and Bacon Polenta. Perfect on a dark & stormy early autumn evening, as temperatures drop and comfort food comes to mind....

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Tarte a l'Alsacienne (Apple Custard Pie) - Food Gypsy

Tarte a l’Alsacienne (Apple Custard Pie)

June 4, 2012 | 2 Comments

A light dessert, artfully finished, Tarte a l'Alsacienne (Apple Custard Pie) is a French classic. Once you know the basic recipe you can substitute the apples for raspberries, cranberries, cherries or blueberries for an...

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Lemon White Chocolate Cranberry Scone - Food Gypsy

Lemon White Chocolate Cranberry Scones

November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

This time of year I love a warm scone, fresh from the oven. Perfect with a nice hot cup of tea on a late fall day. Lemon scones are among my favorites; adding cranberry...

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Caramel Mars Bar Cookies - Food Gypsy

Caramel Mars Bar Cookies

October 31, 2011 | 2 Comments

If you’re going to commandeer Halloween candy, there should be some kind of plan for later usage that the whole family can enjoy. Like making cookies! Caramel Mars Bar Cookies are popular with...

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Somehow apple pie has become a symbol of appreciation. The simple act of being grateful for what you DO have brings forward more to be grateful for, thus the attitude of gratitude Apple Gogi Berry...

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