Simone's Kitchen

How to shoot a cake…:)

I am not sure how it all started, but about a year ago I went to this workshop for decorating cakes and I loved it. So naturally – being me – I go home with loads of appliances and stuff to make cakes and...

Lemon buttermilk pannacotta | insimoneskitchen.com

Lemon buttermilk pannacotta

I don’t really know what it is with pannacotta. Ever since I photographed the first one about a year ago, it seems to have grown into some sort of addiction, with the notable exception that now I have to make them first. The first...

Potatoes with herbal cream and ham | insimoneskitchen.com

Young potatoes with herbal cream cheese and prosciutto

See in the title where it says “young” potatoe? Well.., let’s just say that if you are planning on replicating this recipe, then make sure that you pick young potatoes and not just any old potatoe you have lying around in the house..:) It’s...

Kitchen update and garden…

Ten (or is it 11 already?) years ago we decided that yellow or rather vanilla was a good color for the kitchen… It was fine for years but do you know that feeling when all of a sudden you can’t stand to look at...

Broadbeans with poached egg and parmesan on toast

Yesterday I received the new issue of “Delicious” and on the cover there was a photo of broadbean salad on toast with a poached egg and parmesan cheese. it looked sooo delicious that I just had to go and make it for lunch today....

Raspberries with mascarpone cream | insimoneskitchen.com

Raspberries with mascarpone cream…

Inspired by a recipe in goodfood I changed it a bit to include mascarpone and amaretti cookies. The original recipe had cake and some other things that I couldn’t find so changed it to be like this: The dessert is rather heavy so don’t...

Mexican tortilla wrap

I sometimes wonder if I choose a recipe based on the fact that it is good to eat, or if I choose a recipe based on; is it good to shoot? Well maybe that is not entirely true; first and foremost I want to...

Pasta salad | insimoneskitchen.com

Pasta salad with zucchini, basil and horse radish

Losing weight…. Not my favorite subject… but the fact is that I have to lose weight. Losing weight and loving to cook, can be an advantage or a disadvantage and I haven’t really figured out which one would best describe my situation..lol. I am...

Home made plum jam

For some reason I had always thought that making jam was an art in itself and something that only grannies did or at least that it was something that just wasn’t done anymore… Then I started seeing some great photos from Thorsten on his...

Monkfish in pancetta | insimoneskitchen.com

Monkfish wrapped in pancetta by Jamie Oliver

Monk fish with pancetta and creamy lemon mayo What I try to do each week is to plan our meals a bit so that we at least have some decent food. The reality is that our lives are quite hectic so it is sometimes...

Raspberry meringue | insimoneskitchen.com

Raspberry meringue in the microwave

Up till today I had actually no clue what meringue was made off, but now I know! I found this recipe in Good Food and the photo in it looked so delicious that I just had to try! I believe that ‘normal’ meringue is...