Why I tried to be a vegetarian but failed miserably…

If you’ve been coming here more often, you might have noticed that the amount of meat recipes was starting to dwindle to a full stop. The reason was that I decided to become a vegetarian somewhere in february of this year. I had been...

Smoothiebowl | insimoneskitchen.com

Eat your smoothie with a spoon – Smoothiebowl

To be entirely honest I think smoothie bowls are a bit weird… I think someone invented it purely because it looks so pretty. And it does, doesn’t it? I’ve seen the most gorgeous creations on Instagram with little flowers and yes, it did spark...

Coconut banana pancakes | insimoneskitchen.com

Coconut banana pancakes (glutenfree)

Hay fever season I love spring. I think it is one of the best seasons out there. The world turns from grey and boring into fresh green and beautiful. What brings the joy down a bit though is that stupid hay fever… I’ve only...

10 instagram tips | insimoneskitchen.com

10 tips to improve your instagram food photos

I love my iphone. I take it with me everywhere I go and I do use it quite a lot of shoot and post images on Instagram. Who doesn’t? It’s a great visual tool to showcase certain images or use it as a visual...

Sourdough breadpudding with blueberries | insimoneskitchen.com

Breadpudding with sourdough

Did you know that I have a big weak spot for bread pudding? Or maybe I should begin with telling you I love bread. It’s just so good. And while bread has gotten a lot of bad publicity the last couple of years I...

How much light is too much light | insimoneskitchen.com

Washed out images. When is light too much light?

I love shooting both light and dark images. I think both have a place in food photography including all shades in between light and dark. Donna Hay is one of the main examples of shooting light. At least in her earlier days when she...

Rhubarb pannacotta | insimoneskitchen.com

How not to make a pannacotta part II

Pannacotta with agar agar Right from the moment I started eating vegetarian I wanted to test agar agar as a replacement for gelatin. Gelatin – as you probably know – is made from bones so not vegetarian at all. And agar agar is the...

Avocado toast with hemp seeds | insimoneskitchen.com

It’s simple but it’s delicious : Avocado toast with hemp seeds

Toast and avocado: marriage made in heaven I have a confession to make; not too long ago I thought avocado was an overhyped thing. I thought it tasted like nothing and was not really something I cared for. Until I started making thé best...

How to shoot food in a restaurant | insimoneskitchen.com

How to take good food photos in a restaurant in difficult light situations

Shooting in difficult conditions Taking pictures of your food in a restaurant is a big thing these days. We all have our phones at the ready and as soon as the food comes out we start snapping away. Sounds familiar? However… not all those...