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5 of My Favourite Things!

5 of My Favourite Things!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake. Recipe here. ges ago I got a lovely request from a Stonesoup reader… Hi Jules! Stone Soup is my go-to recipe blog–in fact, I have no other I regularly visit! Since I am so very obsessed with your cooking style and love ALL of your recipes, I was wondering if you […]

No-Bake Chocolate Pecan ‘Pie’

No-Bake Chocolate Pecan ‘Pie’

here aren’t many things I regret about living in Australia. Apart from when I’m face-to-face with a tiger snake, I love living here. But I do wish we celebrated Thanksgiving. When I lived in California, I really embraced the holiday. I love the whole concept. I mean, taking the time to get together with your […]

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

he first time I read about spaghetti squash, I dismissed it as one of those ‘too good to be true’ ideas. A low carb vegetable that looked like spaghetti? Impossible! But the more I saw it around, the more I wanted to try it. At the time there wasn’t anywhere I could buy this magical […]

Crunchy Peanut Butter Granola!

Crunchy Peanut Butter Granola!

ant to know one of my favourite favourite things to eat? While I adore oysters (preferably with champagne) from time to time, my current addiction is a bit less sophisticated. Yep. I love, love, love me some peanut butter. Mostly straight from the jar on a spoon. Yum. So when one of my Instagram friends […]

3 Simple Tips to Avoid Overeating AND Enjoy Your Food More

3 Simple Tips to Avoid Overeating AND Enjoy Your Food More

ou might not believe me. But there is a down side to following your dream. Well at least when that dream revolves around writing, reading, talking, thinking, photographing AND cooking food. Yes being surrounded by delicious things is brilliant on one hand. But it also means a lot of opportunities to overindulge. I hate it […]

My Edible Garden Springtime Update (the possum ‘wars’ continue)

My Edible Garden Springtime Update (the possum ‘wars’ continue)

here are many things I love about not being pregnant. Drinking wine in the evenings with my Irishman tops the list without question. But being able to bend down in my garden is definitely up there. It’s the simple things. Since my last edible garden update where I shared a warts-and-all ‘tour’, I’ve been spending […]

Why I LOVE to Keep My Cooking Simple + Roast Mushroom ‘Toasts’

Why I LOVE to Keep My Cooking Simple + Roast Mushroom ‘Toasts’

ast weekend I was digging through the Stonesoup archives looking for a curry recipe when I was reminded of why I have a love-hate relationship with my blog comments. I love that you, as my reader can let me know what you like or don’t. And I love being able to learn from you. But […]

14 Fun & Random Facts About Me+ A ‘Super’ Delicious Soup

14 Fun & Random Facts About Me+ A ‘Super’ Delicious Soup

he other day I was having loads of fun updating my ‘about’ page. And it occurred to me that you might not know all this stuff. So this week I thought I’d share probably more than you want to know about the ‘brains’ behind Stonesoup. Oh and I have an amazing soup recipe for you […]

How to Cook Without Recipes

How to Cook Without Recipes

his might surprise you, but I haven’t always been a good cook. In fact, it wasn’t until I was in my early 20s at university that I even began really cooking. And I wasn’t any better (or worse) than my flatmates. I did have lots of enthusiasm and was willing to try new things. And […]

Cauliflower ‘Pizza’

Cauliflower ‘Pizza’

ave you ever tried making a pizza base out of cauliflower? I remember my first attempt. It. was. terrible. Soggy, with a really strong overcooked cauliflower aroma and flavour. Yuck! It was so bad that I decided it wasn’t a place I ever wanted to go to again. Like never (and normally I’m a firm […]