Cherry Clafoutis with White Chocolate - Food Gypsy

Cherry Clafoutis with White Chocolate

August 24, 2012 | 1 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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Wild Mushroom Potato Hash - Food Gypsy

Wild Mushroom Potato Hash

July 25, 2012 | 2 Comments

Fast and easy, recipe #67 on our list of things to do with leftover potatoes; Wild Mushroom Potato Hash. Perfect with anything fresh off the grill, steaks, chops or fish, and finishes in...

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Adding to our essential sauces of the barbecue season with a tangy Chimichurri Sauce from South America. In it's native Argentina it is the quintessential condiment for grilled meats, an Argentine pesto if you...

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This week's hot, humid weather has seen us worshipping the air conditioning as temperatures climb. What better way to beat the heat than with a frozen treat for adult tastes? The Lemon...

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Our barbecue essentials list continues with a wicked Smokey Jack Daniels Ketchup and a bit of Jack Smoke that gave our Father's Day barbecue a whole lot of Kentucky kick....

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Piri Piri Sauce - Food Gypsy

Hello Piri Piri – Goodbye Barbecue Sauce

June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

This version of Piri Piri sauce will ruin commercial barbecue sauces for you, forever. Butter based, it borrows from Portuguese tradition leaning heavily French. Using it effectively blackens the surface of the meat,...

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Salade Nicoise - Food Gypsy

Salade Nicoise inspired by Julia Child

June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

This week we join the many voices celebrating what would have been Julia Child's 100th birthday in August of this year, with JC100. Starting with Salade Nicoise, from Child's The Way to Cook, a...

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Rhubarb Ginger Fizz - Food Gypsy

Rhubarb Ginger Fizz – Backyard Cocktails

May 22, 2012 | 4 Comments

We are lousy with rhubarb, big ripe juicy stalks of it in one long row in sun. Over the weekend we enjoyed the backyard and a few steaks, and I simply could not resist...

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A quick green side for spring - Asparagus, Snap Pea, New Potato & Fiddlehead Sauteé. Serve warm or cold, a simple medley of spring produce. ...

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Easter at Chez Gypsy, by Chef B: green salad topped with seared duck breast, truffled potatoes & mushrooms, sometimes it's the simplest of meals that make the most memorable moments....

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Braised Pork Belly, Roasted Beets & Parsnip Mash a late winter's meal, low and slow and comforting, because slow food is good food. As the last of the winter storms blew though; I dug...

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In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, a little taste of Ireland, straight from the rugged western shores and the storied medieval Ashford Castle, Chef Stefan Matz' Char Grilled Scallops with Bacon and Sweet Potato Lemon...

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