Simone's Kitchen

Super quick yogurt berry icecream

Quickest icecream ever with yogurt and berries |

Imagine… It is one of those typical Dutch days. The weather forecast people are telling you that it will be raining the entire day and that temperatures are likely to stay well below 15 C. You prepare for the worst and you see your free day literally fall into the water. But than.. you notice that the sun is trying very hard to break through the clouds and you dare to venture outside for a bit of fresh air. You grab a coat on the way out but as soon as you step out the door you realise that was a bit too quick. Because it is hot!

Aziatische hamburger-1

Asian hamburgers with sticky rice

As if women cannot make good hamburgers… Pffft… That is my reaction after reading Tom’s story on Dude Food Tuesday... Ha! These little Asian flavored darlings didn’t have too much trouble finding their way into his stomach however. Esmee and I made these during...

hamburger Dude food |

Dude Food Tuesday: Food for Real Men!

Yes, it is coming! Cooking and eating for real men: dude food Tuesday! I’ve got to start by saying I am a huge fan of the man of Smokey Goodness. What Jord and Derk produce for their own homemade smokers and grills is downright...

Asian small pancakes |

Sweet coconut small Asian pancakes

Cooking together is really always more fun than cooking alone. So I cook with friends on a regular basis; sometimes with Charlotte, something in the cooking club and sometimes – like last week – with Esmee. We’re usually so busy with catching up and...

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Green tea noodles – Donna Hay # 18 and a give away!

Wow… Saying that I am running behind in my own Donna Hay Challenge seems to be an understatement… I have sort of lost count but I do have to cook a LOT still… I haven’t forgotten by the way, in case you’re thinking that....

Sweet potato tempura |

Tempura sweet potato and exciting times ahead

Tempura of sweet potato and cauliflower Life can sometimes take weird turns. Sometimes good, sometimes not so good. Sometimes unexpected and sometimes because you choose to do things a different way. We’re working hard here at HQ Simone’s Kitchen (I’ve always wanted to say...

Green papaya salad |

Cooking club – Green papaya salad

Green papaya salad The theme was Asian this time… For a change our group was small with a total of 8 man and women and to be honest that was quite refreshing. Last time we had double the amount of people and quite frankly...