Simone's Kitchen

How to shoot meat – raw or cooked

How to shoot your steak? Taking pictures of meat. It seems to be a hurdle for a lot of people. Because how do you keep the meat from looking brown and boring? How do you make it look like you want to sink your...

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

Bread pudding with sour dough bread

Bread pudding with sour dough 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...

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...

Orange date balls | insimoneskitchen.com

Chocolate orange date balls: the perfect snack!

A hint of orange and something extra It’s not as if making date balls is something special really. I mean lets face it, the internet is full of variations to the theme but still…. I did want to share this one with you. Maybe...