Summer drinks: water with melon and cucumber | insimoneskitchen.com

The heat is on and water with melon and cucumber

It has been swelteringly hot here lately. We literally went from autumn and 15˚C to 35˚C in a day. From tropical rain to tropical sunshine in less than 24 hours. “it’s the new climate” I hear people around me say. Due to all sorts...

rhubarb pistachio cake with orange | insimoneskitchen.com

Change of heart.. and rhubarb season

Rhubarb cake with pistacio and oranges I can be weird… No scratch that.. I AM weird (but wonderful..lol) but I tend to have a hard time making decisions that are about my blog. Now I told you in my last post, not even that...

The end of an era…

I started Junglefrog Cooking more than 8 years ago now. That eventually (through lots of stupid mistakes and other errors) progressed into In Simone’s Kitchen. But times have changed. I have changed and I found recently that I didn’t feel as motivated as before...

The fastest cheesecake ever | insimoneskitchen.com

The fastest cheesecake ever!

Cheesecake that’ll take you only 5 minutes to make! I have this thing for cheesecake. I just looooove the flavors and ever since I baked my first one for a Daring Bakers challenge ages ago I was hooked. The only downside to baking a...

Ten things to not miss when you're in Costa Rica | insimoneskitchen.com

Travel: Ten things you don’t want to miss in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the few countries in the world that we went to twice. Not that I want to recommend doing that but it is a gorgeous country. Despite the increase in tourism and despite the fact that some parts of the...

Pannacotta with licor43 | insimoneskitchen.com

Pannacotta with mango and licor43 and the insecurities of getting older

I’ve always been told that insecurities would become less once you get older. You’d be ‘wiser’ and know more so any weird uncertainties would just magically disappear… Well, I can tell you: it doesn’t always work that way! I find lately that I get...

Flat chickenburger | insimoneskitchen.com

DudeFood Tuesday: ‘No meat’ flatbread burger with chicken

People from Argentina are big meat lovers. Plates stacked with big steaks and thick, juicy spare ribs are more than common in this country. Eating meat is the standard hear and when you say that you are a vegetarian and don’t eat meat, Argentineans...

Delicious and simple pasta with broccoli pesto | insimoneskitchen.com

Simple and delicious: pasta with broccoli pesto

When it comes to pasta Tom and I tend to have a disagreement on what is good and what is not. He wants his pasta to be rich. With lots of sauce and other goodness in there and while I dont mind a rich...

Cabbage rolls | insimoneskitchen.com

Dude Food Tuesday: Deliciously stuffed cabbage rolls

A couple of weeks ago the Misses was invited for the launch of a famous TV stars cookbook and she asked me to join her. And sometimes, once maybe twice a year, I say ‘yes’ when she asks me for these kind of formal...