Candied Kumquats - Food Gypsy

Candied Kumquats

February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

When I see ingredients I haven't worked with I often drag them home to see what new delights I can concoct. Welcome home Kumquats, which quickly became Candied Kumquats... a taste of sunshine....

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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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Ode to Tubers - Food Gypsy

Roasted Vegetables with Garlic, Rosemary & Lemon

December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Roasted Vegetables with Garlic, Rosemary & Lemon, know at Chez Gypsy as the Ode to Tubers, is a household favorite. The oils from the olive, the lemon and rosemary are old friends; they bond...

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Gingerbread Hot Chocolate - Food Gypsy

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

This promises to be very bad for your diet. Gingerbread Hot Chocolate made in the French style with cream, coca and real chocolate to make it rich and thick. Then for some seasonal fun...

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Candied Yams - Food Gypsy

Candied Yams, An Unlikely Dessert

December 9, 2011 | 1 Comments

To be more precise: candied yams, dates & walnuts with yogurt & brandied figs.   A happy accident that became dessert and is now a winter favourite. Throughout my 20’s and 30’s I hosted an Orphan’s Dinner on both...

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Boozy Cranberry-Orange Sauce

Boozy Cranberry-Orange Sauce

December 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Cranberries, nature's way of making sure we in northern climes get our vitamin C in the cold winter months; sharp and tangy and a must on the holiday table. Boozy Cranberry-Orange Sauce...

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Chipolte Chocolate Souffle - Food Gypsy

Chipotle Chocolate Soufflé

November 4, 2011 | 6 Comments

The Chef in my life, was my first soufflé. He makes it look so easy. So we're tasking Food Gypsy Technical Advisor, Chef Benoit Gelinotte, to give us his best tips so...

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Cheese Fondue, Pimped - Food Gypsy

Pimp My (Cheese) Fondue

October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last weekend we hosted a little foodie-fondue-winey-cheesy soiree. Started with a sexy grilled sandwich, then dipped into a cheesy fondue and ended on a sugar high with a Chipotle Chocolate Soufflé. This is...

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Roasted Cauliflower a la Cheese - Food Gypsy

Roasted Cauliflower á la Cheese

October 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Certain members of the family won’t eat their veggies? Nothing a little olive oil, garlic and parmesan cheese won’t cure. Super simple, super easy, super cheesy, four ingredients. Here we've added brussles sprouts,...

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Our resident French Girl and Food Gypsy Editor, Astrid Deslandes, takes one for the team, testing a recipe from David Lebovitz – Gluten-Free Brownies. It’s a tough assignment, bound to add inches to the thighs....

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Thai Summer Satay Salad

July 5, 2011 | 1 Comments

Cold rice vermicelli salad with bright fresh veg, dressed in a lime, rice wine vinaigrette, (totally delish) chicken satay, finished with peanut sauce. Authenticity and intensity. Eat goooooood....

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White Chocolate Strawberry Kiwi Soup - Food Gypsy

White Chocolate Strawberry Kiwi Soup

June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Strawberry season. Ripe for Canada Day festivities, warm evenings and summer barbecues. This cool, seasonal White Chocolate Strawberry Kiwi Soup is a make ahead dessert that is at once, simple, elegant and sure...

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