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Making your own bacon crumble

It’s a well know fact that everything tastes better if you add a little bacon to it. Sweet or savoury is irrelevant. Bacon is a flavor that can add huge yumminess to lots of different recipes. When you roast a big piece of meat in the oven and you’re afraid it might get dry, adding strips of bacon can be…

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rhubarb strawberry jam | insimoneskitchen.com
Basics, Desserts, Recipes

Rhubarb strawberry jam

Making jam is not something I do very often. Not because it is insanely difficult to do but well, it is just one of those things that I never really get around to doing. But I’ve been into rhubarb madness lately and as things go; when Esmee and I were cooking up a storm last week I had a big…

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Mustard | insimoneskitchen.com
Basics, Recipes

Making your own mustard

I can be the impatient type… Bread that needs to proof is something utterly annoying. Things that need to soak or ferment not much better. And mustardseeds I need to soak overnight… well that just seemed pointless to me. Because yes I had been searching on the internet for recipes to make your own mustard. “How hard can it be?”…

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Vanilla sauce | insimoneskitchen.com
Basics, Recipes

Making a basic vanilla sauce

A good vanilla sauce is a useful recipe to have. Especially with the coming festivities. You can use it for a range of desserts and pastry plus you can add different flavors to it to create different versions of the sauce. Add some white chocolate for instance to make it super rich or how about some citrus flavors? The possibilities…

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Basics, Recipes, Sidedish

Beet guacamole by In my red kitchen

I met Ellen from In My Red Kitchen, during one of our workshop shortly before she would move to sunny California with Paul and I have been following her ever since. Not only because it is fun to read about her adventures in the country on the other side of the ocean, but also because she makes beautiful photos and…

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Making goatcheese | insimoneskitchen.com
Basics, Recipes

Basic chevre (sort of) – making your own

This post originally appeared on Junglefrog Cooking in 2012 After the very successful ricotta making of last month, I figured it would be a hit and run again for this month’s chevre or goatcheese. They’re pretty similar in structure I thought so what could go wrong? Well…. you can start by getting the wrong milk. That’s one thing that can…

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Making your own chive mayonaise | insimonesk.wpengine.com
Basics, Recipes, Sidedish

Chives and making a chives mayonaise

This time a plant in the spotlight that makes me really happy: chives. I truly enjoy this easy herb in the spring and summer when it is a coming and going of the bumble bees and bees who hover around the chives flowers. And apart from that the subtle onion flavor is a great addition to almost any dish. How…

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Sweet potato tempura | insimoneskitchen.com
Basics, Recipes, Snacks & Drinks

Tempura sweet potato and exciting times ahead

Tempura of sweet potato and cauliflower Life can sometimes take weird turns. Sometimes good, sometimes not so good. Sometimes unexpected and sometimes because you choose to do things a different way. We’re working hard here at HQ Simone’s Kitchen (I’ve always wanted to say that..lol) on plans for he near future. Plans that are – at present – still somewhat…

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