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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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Starbucks Coffee, Coventry Rd Ottawa - Food Gypsy.

Starbucks the Easy Way

April 15, 2011 | 3 Comments

Under the category "convenient caffeine" we find... drive through Starbucks....

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There are some things that are uniquely Canadain. We call a wool hat a 'toque' we like our beer above 5% alcohol by volume and then... there's gravy (now on pizza) at the House of...

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What happens when two manic Foodies (Food Gypsy & Paola St-Georges) collide at a downtown Ottawa hotspot (Play Food & Wine) with vino, some charcuterie and a couple of chunks of cheese? "It's like...

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Navara, Confit Pig's Cheek - Food Gypsy

Navarra Restaurant… like Nirvana but better

February 25, 2011 | 4 Comments

Navarra – a region in northern Spain, southwest France, inhabited by the Basque.  Nirvana – in shamanic thought, the state of being free from suffering.  Both apply.Fine dining in Ottawa’s trendy Byward Market, parking is...

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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...

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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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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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… 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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Food Gypsy TV has Arrived!

December 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Welcome to Food Gypsy TV. In this a rare (hilarious) behind the scenes glimpse into Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa, from the heart of the college; the Production Kitchen with Food Gypsy (Corinna Horton) as...

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Le Cordon Bleu, Graduation Round 1

December 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

… one down…   On December 17, 2010 we gathered in Ottawa’s National Arts Centre as one, student body.  We were fewer than when we began three months ago - wiser for the experience and slightly...

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Pho in the ‘hood and a brain full of mush…

December 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Been all over Ottawa's downtown core in search of good Pho to no avail until my classmate (and friend) Ali Yeg said "I'm taking you to the best Pho in town Gypsy!" That's how...

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