Moussaka penne (30 minute meal)

Like me, do you love moussaka but don’t love the hassle of making it? Then I’ve got the perfect quick meal for you … it’s ‘almost’ one-pot, it’s got all the flavours of a lovely Greek moussaka but it takes barely 30 minutes to make!

Moussaka pasta - all the flavours of a delicious classic Greek moussaka but without the hassle. Ready in less than 30 minutes!

This past week, Mr. Scrummy and I were lucky enough to spend a few days in Paris. As usual when we go on a city break, we walked our legs off wandering through the streets around all the famous sights and then made a ridiculous amount of effort chasing down all the best food experiences. Maybe it’s just  me (surely not?) but I always hate the thought of visiting a new place and feeling like I haven’t found the best food it has to offer! [Read more…]

Eton Mess fridge cake

Brits love Eton Mess – a summer dessert of cream tossed with meringue and strawberries. Me, not so much, but I thought I’d combine the flavours of this popular dessert in a white chocolate fridge cake. Mmmm … it turned out great!

Eton Mess fridge cake - all the flavours of a classic British dessert in a white chocolate fridge cake!

I’m not really a fan of Eton Mess. Now, if you’re British, you probably have a shocked look on your face right now (‘She doesn’t like Eton Mess? What kind of a British food lover is she?’) If you happen to not be from the UK, the look on your face might be resembling something a bit more confused (‘What on earth is Eton Mess, anyway? Sounds … errr … messy?’). [Read more…]

Greek baked chicken wings (from Recipe Tin Eats!)

It’s the perfect time of year for chicken wings. Wait, isn’t any time of year the perfect time? It certainly is for these Greek baked chicken wings from the endlessly talented Nagi at Recipe Tin Eats! 

Greek baked chicken wings by Recipe Tin Eats

I think we would all agree that Greece needs a bit of positive press at the moment, so let me just say that one (among many) of the wonderful things about living there was the glorious weather. [Read more…]

Chicken katsu curry (with an easy curry sauce)

If you enjoy a crispy chicken schnitzel but also like food with a bit of zing to it, then this easy chicken katsu curry is for you! Cover your chicken in panko breadcrumbs and fry, then cook up a quick curry sauce and you’ve got yourself a very simple, tasty meal.

chicken katsu curry

When I was a little girl, one of my favourite books was about two children who discovered a magical tree that led to different strange lands (it was called ‘The Faraway Tree’ if anyone is interested!). [Read more…]

Biscoff & white chocolate blondies

Believe me, you really do want to try these caramel-y, biscuit-y, creamy blondies. Just don’t blame me if you then get addicted to eating Biscoff off a spoon (well OK, you can then …)

Biscoff & white chocolate blondies

I’ve always secretly (or maybe not so secretly) loved dipping biscuits (the English ‘cookie’ kind not the American kind!) into my hot – as hot as possible – cup of tea. It might sound disgusting, but it’s one of us Brits’ dirty secrets. [Read more…]