Simone's Kitchen

Halloween pumpkin cupcakes

halloween cupcakes |

You see… here is the thing… I am not a big fan of cake decorating. I just can’t do it. I don’t have the patience and after three atempts of making a pumpkin I am ready to toss a block of orange marzipan to the wall. And that makes no one happy as you’ll have a big orange spot on your wall.  And than you need paint and all and well, you know where this is going… I can look with endless admiration at people who make works of art out of cake and I have been photographing those works of art for five years but there is a good reason I am making the pictures and not the cakes.

Baked chocolate doughnuts |

Baked chocolate doughnuts

When I was making the doughnuts I told you about yesterday I had some time left over, while waiting for the doughnuts to rise so I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to try out the baked doughnuts from Lara Ferroni’s book on...

Making your own doughnuts |

Making your own doughnuts!

I made these yeasted doughnuts in 2010 for a Daring Bakers challenge and boy they were soo good I wanted to make sure I transferred the recipe here… Try them. You’ll love them! The October 2010 Daring Bakers challenge was hosted by Lori of...

Chocolate cranberry tulband

Chocolate cranberry hazelnut bundt

How decadent does this look? If you’ve been following my blog for a while you might know I have a soft spot when it comes to bundt cakes. First of all for a practical reason as that hole in the middle means the cake...

Vanilla icecream with granita |

Due food tuesday: Dude dessert

Welcome dudes to another lovely get together in the kitchen on Dude Food Tuesday. The moment that all dudes in the world have been longingly waiting for. The day where men can discuss men business with the ladies listening in. Talking about ladies: most...

Pancakes with fresh figs and cranberries |

Pancakes with cranberries

One of the biggest advantages of having a stack of recipes that I still need to move from my old site to this one, is that I can safely give you some winning and delicious dishes while I am tramping through the jungle in...

Making goatcheese |

Basic chevre (sort of) – making your own

This post originally appeared on Junglefrog Cooking in 2012 After the very successful ricotta making of last month, I figured it would be a hit and run again for this month’s chevre or goatcheese. They’re pretty similar in structure I thought so what could...