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Millionairs shortbread with salted caramel

Miljonairs shortbread | simoneskitchen.nl

Shortbread… Now that is typically one of those things that you weren’t able to find in the Netherlands not that long ago. The first time I ate a piece of a shortbread cookie was with a friend who had a thing for anything Great Brittain related. She made me eat a shortbread cookie. Did I like it? Not one bit I can tell you. I thought it was bland, fatty and just felt like eating a package of butter. I wasn’t used to that. We never made cookies at home and when I did bake them with a friend over at her place, we usually ended up eating all the dough instead… Lol.. That was usually better than the cookies…

Chicken in cola | insimoneskitchen.com

Dudefood Tuesday: chicken in cola

In these dark days before Christmas I always get a little emotional and think back to the early years. I ponder about what used to be in the DudeFood Kitchen and before you know it my memories take me back in time to the...

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Christmas lunch: Crostini with Boursin and tomatoes

SPONSORED The lunch during the holidays tends to get a little bit left behind or maybe that is just me. It’s breakfast I worry about and than dinner and than, o no, we have to eat lunch as well! To be honest; in a...

Pavlova with cranberries | insimoneskitchen.com

Christmas dessert: Pavlova with cranberries

A pavlova is one of those typical dessert that people can sometimes get a little scared of. Such a giant mountain of pillowy meringue that needs to bake in the oven can be a little daunting maybe but in reality it is one of...

The easy Christmas menu

The easy Christmas menu

If you’re anything like me you’ve been busy planning for your Christmas menu for days. weeks… heck maybe even months. I can spend hours with stacks of cookbooks, magazine and anything else you’ll find recipes. Jotting down ideas, crossing them out, thinking of what...

Bundt cake with roasted marzipan | iinsimoneskitchen.com

Christmas dessert: Bundt cake with roasted marzipan

Sometimes I have these really brilliant good ideas… If I may say so myself. You have to know that I am definitely not the best bread baker in the world. But I do love bread… So the fact that I can’t really produce a...

Steak sandwich | insimoneskitchen.com

DudeFood Tuesday: Steak sandwich

I don’t know what all the fuzz is around all those wellness hypes nowadays. One week all calories are public enemy number one and you don’t want to risk being spotted by a Guardian of Gluttony (aka Watcher of Weight) in front of a...