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Souffle glace a l'orange - Food Gypsy

The Many Flavours of LIFE

October 26, 2010 | 4 Comments

“Tell me how it tastes… is it salty or sweet?  Is it bitter or is it bland?  Did you even… taste it?” When was the last time you slowly licked the bowl?  When was the...

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Week Two at Le Cordon Blue (Basic Cuisine) is decidedly different from the first.  The first required nightly emotional bolstering and large quantities of wine.  I found myself completely lacking in all those food stuffs...

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Day Three – Le Cordon Bleu, Ottawa (BASIC CUSINE) First day in the kitchen and our first day with new knives. The first day I heard the butter sing....

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Le Cordon Bleu pen - Food Gypsy

The most expensive pen… EVER

August 15, 2010 | 9 Comments

From the heart of Canada’s western fruit belt, the beautiful Okanagan, there came a sudden change in plan. I’d set my heart on further gallivanting, visiting and general merriment when there sprang to light the...

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