in the kitchen

Sweet Chartreuse Souffle - Food Gypsy

Bit of Gypsy Birthday

June 3, 2011 | 2 Comments

Another year, come and gone.   Since entering a decade that starts with ‘four’ birthday celebrations are quiet affairs with those I love, often banning the word “birthday” all together.  A great meal is all I want.  This...

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Natasha LeBlanc, Bacon Girl - Food Gypsy

The Girl with the Bacon Tattoo

May 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Mild mannered Natasha LeBlanc; Chef by day, Bacon Girl by night. Fighting crimes against bacon everywhere. Now that's my kind of superhero (complete with bacon tattoo). ...

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Spray Nine - Food Gypsy

Grease & Dust & Grime… Oh My.

May 10, 2011 | 3 Comments

In the midst of moving... for some odd reason I appear to be both cleaning and painting my new apartment. Now a big fan of Spray Nine, Mutli Purpose Cleaner....

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Savory Waffles - Food Gypsy

Waffle Workshop – The Savory

April 28, 2011 | 1 Comments

A day in the Gypsy Test Kitchen started innocently enough... looking for a savory waffle delivery vehicle for some hollandaise and a bit of egg for Mother's day. Next thing you know I'm hip...

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Sprouting Chickpeas, Day 3 - Food Gypsy

Sprouting in the Kitchen

April 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sprouting chickpeas? Really?! In the Gypsy Kitchen? Oh yeah, we're spouting chickpeas, because it's fun. Nothing I like more than growing things then eating them. When we talk about food...

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Sexy Food, Natural Aphrodisiacs- Food Gypsy

Sexy Food – Natural Aphrodisiacs

February 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s HOT in the kitchen. Valentine’s Day; a much hyped, often loaded, celebration of love. In doing a bit of Food Gypsy research I unearthed a few natural aphrodisiacs that could add a little...

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The Organized Kitchen - Food Gypsy

Apartment Therapy – The Organized Kitchen

February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

When downsizing from 5,000 square feet to just over 600 square feet, necessity becomes the mother of invention. Running a busy kitchen at the Dragonfly Inn taught me a few things about being organized –...

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Ottawa's Mekong Restaurant - Food Gypsy

Mekong Asian Cuisine, My Favorite(Ottawa)Asian

January 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Headline: Picky Vancouver girl finds great Asian food at Ottawa's Mekong Restaurant, plans to be adopted by restaurateur....

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Inspiration is something that often comes in fleeting glimpses and yet, the right inspired thought, work or action can sustain us for a week, a day, a year, and knowing where that well of inspiration is,...

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Le Creuset - Food Gypsy

Le Creuset – Opening the Gypsy Test Kitchen

January 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

There is a certain lust that comes with a culinary education. It starts small... with shiny knives and big books with bright, clean photographs and complicated recipes elegantly plated. Until you begin to cook...

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Part III of our Real Life. Real Butter. Series: Student Edmund Asitei in conversation with Food Gypsy - behind the scenes at Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa, the Production Kitchen....

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Chef Christopher Price - Food Gypsy

… In conversation with Chef Christopher Price

December 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

In Part II in our "Real Life. Real Butter" Series we take you behind the scenes Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa in conversation with one of my favorite Chefs; Chef Christopher Price in the Production...

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