Simone's Kitchen

Dudefood Tuesday : “Mama mia, that’s a spicy meatball !!

Chipotle meatloaf |

I think that almost all the Dudes in the world will agree on when it comes to who makes the best meatball ever; your mother ofcourse.
Come on, dudes, there is no meatball on this planet that taste and smells as great as that perfectly cooked and seasoned ball your mother gave you when you were young, now is there?
It should be ancient wisdom that a meatball from your mom is the best there is.

Salad with cod, chicory and hazelnuts |

Cod with red chicory, black quinoa and hazelnuts

Yesterday was the official kickof of the I quit sugar challenge… But it really only starts on monday. The days leading up to monday are for preparing things, cooking some staples in the weekend and more such things. Now as luck would have it,...

Salad with farro and Brussels sprouts |

Salad of farro, pomegranate and brussels sprouts

Walking through the supermarket – as recently converted Brussels Sprouts lover – my eye is suddenly falling on purple Brussels sprouts… And yes, of course I could not leave them in the store but I had to bring them home. Let’s face it; how...


DudeFood Tuesday: Spicy ovenroasted Porkchops

Fellow dudes and DudeFood Kitchen buddies from all over the world, please lean a little closer to your computer (or keep your smartphone even more close to your face), cause I want to share a little secret with you. For today is the 20th...


Week #2: On to a healthier body and mind

So… week 2 is behind us. Was it a good week? Mmm, maybe not so much. It didn’t excel in healthy dishes and the fact that we also had our cooking club last friday didn’t help matters at all. Here an overview of the...

Fennel leek soup |

Fennel leek soup with crispy bacon

Such horrible weather lately… It looks more like autumn than winter really… Storm, rain and temperatures that are way too soft for the time of year. I’ve got to confess that walking sort of falls a bit between the cracks with this weather. Yesterday...

Red snapper with spring onion salad |

Pressuretest: red snapper a la masterchef australia

The ‘mysterybox/pressuretest’ bag had already been delivered on friday. It was something with fish, that was as much as we knew and the recipes didn’t appear to be overly complicated. So we set to work on the Sunday and started with opening the sealed...