Simone's Kitchen

Christmas dessert: Yogurt pannacotta with pomegranate

Yoghurt pannacotta with pomegranate |

For days we had been in contact with each other for our christmas shoot. And with we, I mean Caroline and me. Once every so often we do a shoot together. Just for fun and to have new recipes for my blog and such. And considering the time of year it seemed the appropriate thing to pick Christmas for our main theme. We made a pinterest board for some inspirational images and it quickly became apparent that we were only pinning sweet stuff! And that realisation came after finding out that about 95% of my collection of Christmas recipes is sweet… Very sweet… Well I have a few savory things in there but it is not nearly enough. And so we planned that we would do at least one savory dish each… Is it a really big surprise if I tell you that that completely failed?


At the market: our first day!

And than it’s time… for the very first time in your life… at the market. Beautiful products, great flavors and of course sharing those flavors with the many visitors to the market. Sometimes it takes forever to make big decision but once you’ve made...

Double layered chocolate raspberry cake |

Christmas dessert: Double layered chocolate raspberry cake

I’m completely into the christmas mood. Which is on the way too early side or not? (who’s counting anyway!) It’s weird how that works anyway, cause last year christmas just sort of came and went without too much of anything happening. I don’t know...


Dudefood tuesday: French toast

Welcome again DudeFoodies from around the world. Two weeks ago the Misses saved my skin in fixing my failed peanut sauce and last week the Dudettes spoiled me with making my favorite meatloaf recipe. So a little ‘Thank you very much Misses and Dudette’...

Knolselderij pastinaak soep-3

Celeriac parsnip soup

  You know that moment; you open the door of the refrigerator and a lot of sad looking vegetables are staring back at you… They are anxiously waiting their turn but you’ve kept them just a tad too long. Or maybe you don’t know...

Christmas star shaped sweet buns with honey and anis |

Christmas sweet starbread with honey and anis

You see I had the fortune and honour to do the photography for Levine van Doorne, who is very well known here in the Netherlands for her bread, her blog about breadbaking and het bread baking workshops. And you know how that is with...

Farro salad with feta and dates |

Farro salad with feta, tomatoes and fig-date dressing

Making salads is fun. Thinking up combinations of salads is even more fun and than eating them is the most amount of fun… If I look at the amount of salad recipes in comparison to most of the other categories (with the exception of...