Simone's Kitchen

Salad with goatcheese and blueberries

Salad with goat cheese and blue berries |

I’m sitting behind my computer but the light is bothering me a bit as I cannot see the screen properly, so I stand up to close the blinds so the sun stays out of the office. But while I am closing them I look at the garden where the first forget-me-nots are blooming and Humphrey is hunting specks of dust together with Buffy. Hunting his own shadow and probably the bumblebees too.

Chicken with basil |

Phad Kaprao Gai (fried chicken with basil the thai way)

Yes yes, I realize you were all sitting and waiting for another dudefood recipe today, but the dude has been a little bit sick. And you know how men are when not feeling all too well…. So he didn’t feel like creating any new...

Papaya salad with smoked salmon |

Thai salad with smoked salmon

While you are reading this I am still in Vietnam (on the way back in fact) but while I am writing this I am still packing my suitcase and come to the shocking realisation that I have nothing to wear. Well that is not...

Travel: Taste Hungary foodtour – Budapest

Travel: Taste Hungary foodtour – Budapest

Maybe one of my favorite things to do in a new city or new country is to discover the local cuisine and the local delicacies. And yes, you can do those by yourself or you can follow a foodtour, which I totally love doing....

Golden fried crisp chicken |

Dude Food Tuesday: Golden fried chicken

Everybody had a Happy Easter? Me too, but now I’m fed up with eggs! Especially the painted eggs. Because painting eggs is definitely NOT dudey. Nope, for now this dude is done with those oval torpedos of cholesterol. Too bad for you, reader, because...


Dude Food Tuesday: Healthy salad

Maybe I am a bit too early, but I rather share this with you one day sooner than one day too late. So here it is; I quit! From now on no more unhealthy food  or other ‘dudefood’ like dishes for me. Ok, I...

Delicious cake with raisins and dates |

Raisin cake with dates, pecan and amaretto

You know that I stopped participating in the Iquitsugar challenge right? Just because ‘having’ to do something doesn’t really work very well for me and also because I decided that eating everything within moderation is the best approach always. But eating less sugar is...