Simone's Kitchen

Dude Food Tuesday : Beer braised onions on top of your burger

Hamburger with beer braised onions |

Well, here we go; the first, real Dude Food Tuesday article with recipe. Last week was more an announcement so we’re not counting that one. It’s officially a fact and there is no going back. From now on there will be a recipe by and for men, every Tuesday!

And what would be the ultimate ‘manly’ recipe to start with?

Which dish is a real testosteron hunter, a dish which every man can use to calm his inner caveman? Well that had to be a hamburger bun ofcourse.


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Orange thyme icecream and thyme, the plant

This week we have a brave little herb in the spotlights; Thyme. This deliciously smelling little plant can be found in many different varieties, but the species you’re most likely to find are the so-called real thyme and lemon thyme. The last one because…...


Caipirinha _ Brazilian cocktail

I had my very first caipirinha somewhere in a small Brazilian bar in Amsterdam. I came there with a colleague of Nike where I worked at the time and we were gonna meet someone else in town too. I had heard of caipirinha before...

Quick yogurt berry icecream |

Super quick yogurt berry icecream

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...

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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...

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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...