Portly Cooks | Asparagus Tart

I’ve been meaning to make this for ages! Now it’s the final week of the Asparagus season and I thought I should get it in before we’re back to packets from the other side of the world. 7 Asparagus Spears Puff Pastry (To Size) 20g Grated Cheddar 20g Blue Cheese 100ml Double Cream Heat the…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bream with Blue Cheese Linguine

Sea Bream is a fabulous fish and versatile too, it will go with most things you are planning to make. I tried a new way (for me) of cooking it too. 1 Sea Bream Fillet 75g Linguine 50g Stilton 25ml Single Cream Black Pepper Boil the kettle and heat a saucepan. Add the water to…

Portly Cooks | Blue Cheese and Bacon Trottole Tricolore

When I lived in Abruzzo, Italy I cooked this one maybe twice a week. It’s dead easy and perfect for those evenings you really can’t be bothered to do anything fancy. It doesn’t look pretty but its tasty. 75g Trottole Tricolore 50g Blue Cheese 2 Rashers Bacon Rocket and Parmesan to garnish Cook the pasta…

Portly Cooks | Blue Cheese and Pancetta Linguine

If you’re looking for something light to have before the onslaught of festive eating might I suggest this one, It has everything that you’ll probably have in the house ready for Christmas anyway, what could be simpler!?  75g Linguine 50g Pancetta / Bacon Lardons Handful of Rocket 30g Blue Cheese  Start by cooking the pasta…

Portly Cooks | Dead Easy Burgers

Sometimes it’s best to keep things simple. This one doesn’t get much simpler, It’s my go to when I have some mince that needs using up. 250g Minced Beef ½ red onion, finely chopped Garlic powder Seasoning 2 slices Blue Cheese 2 Brioche Buns In a bowl mix together the mince, onion, garlic powder and…