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Do you long for a career in the food service industry? Do you spend hours watching The Food Network dreaming that some day you too will grace the stage of Kitchen Stadium, standing toe-to-toe...

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Every year to celebrate our Food Gypsy anniversary we turn the focus from our usual banter and throw the spotlight on our readers. Every life has a story, and sharing those stories are as...

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Chef Crawford`s hands, Ruby Watchco (coopspeakeats.blogspot.com)

These Hands with Chef Lynn Crawford

January 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

In our recent conversation I asked Chef Lynn Crawford about the two tattoos in the center of her palms. "Why does everyone want to know about my tattoos!?" she says with an undertone...

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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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LCB, Intermediate Graduation, 2011 - Food Gypsy

This is your life…

March 29, 2011 | 1 Comments

These are the moments that make up our lives. Milestones remind us how far we've come... they demonstrate the trajectory of our life and allow time for renewal and adjustment....

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Out of the Blue – Departing Le Cordon Bleu…

January 26, 2011 | 7 Comments

Intermediate Cuisine, Lesson 6; Salmon in a puff pastry shell with cognac mushroom herb cream sauce… finishing what I started.  … for now.  January, it’s a good time to start something new, to renew a...

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The Halls of Butter – Part Deux

January 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

In the quiet of the holiday season, amid much celebrating, on a clear night there was a whisper on the wind.  A soft voice, that beckoned me back to the Halls of Butter. “There’s so...

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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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… 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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Le Cordon Bleu, Exam Day

December 13, 2010 | 3 Comments

It all boils down to this.  How much have you learned?  How far have you come? Can you now step up and be confident enough, solid enough within yourself and the new knowledge imparted over...

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