Simone's Kitchen
Paleo week menu

Paleo week menu for week 33

Since I’ve got the question more than once: I’ve decided to create a weekly paleo menu going forward. I will post the menu each week on the Thursday so you have time to do the shopping and prep for the week ahead. Each paleo...

Breakfast muffins with chufa

Breakfast muffins with chufa and blue berries

Breakfast muffins with chufa These breakfast muffins are the perfect way to start the day. I’ve made them with chufa which is also known as the tiger nut and the main ingredient in a Valencian drink called Horchata. Come to think of it I...

Making tahini from scratch

How to make tahini at home

Making tahini Most of you will probably know tahin or tahini as a sesame paste that is used a lot in Middle Eastern cuisine. Just a couple of years ago it wasn’t so easy to find a jar of tahini. But with changing culinary...

The best ever apple pie recipe

The only apple pie recipe you’ll ever need This apple pie recipe is really super simple and totally delicious. It is – in fact – the only thing you need to make. If you can find flour that is. If you don’t try and...

Gluten free apple pie

Delicious and gluten free apple pie

You’ll never want another apple pie! First of all I want to tell you that I love a good apple pie. With or without gluten. But since I create recipes for paleo magazine (the Dutch one) and since I love trying out new things...

Delicious chicken walnut salad

Simple lunch salad: chicken walnut salad

Chicken walnut salad It’s the talk of the moment: corona kilo’s (or pounds) that are creeping up because we all eat more (hello comfort food) and we move less. Recipe for disaster if it comes to weight gain. And I am certainly no exception....

Easter trifle

Easter trifle dessert – super quick!

Happy Easter! I know these are crazy times and where ever you live I hope you are safe and surrounded by people you love. It can be hard celebrating holidays when you are in isolation. Especially when you live alone I can imagine these...

Gluten free brownies

The best gluten free brownies you’ll ever make

Gluten free brownies Who doesn’t love brownies? I know I am particularly fond of the texture of brownies. The best ones: in my opinion are the ones that have a crunchy topping and a fudgy inside. Now I had tried to make these gluten...

Sweet potato rice with meat balls

Sweet potato rice with meat balls

And then the world changed… Sweet potato rice O wow… where shall I start… there is so much that has happened in the period that you didn’t hear anything from me. I’m still here but yes, lots of things have happened in my life....

white wine chicken with orzo

The Greek Slow cooker

And white wine chicken with orzo I first met Eleni Vonissakou online and than in 2013 she attended a workshop that Meeta and I gave in Almere. We’ve kept more or less up to date with one another through social media and I loved...