Portly Cooks | Harissa Eggs

2 eggs 50g Butter 2 tsp Harissa Paste Chives for garnish Fry the eggs in the butter until your preferred doneness, spoon over the harissa and top with the chopped chives once served. PG

Portly Cooks | Çilbir

2 Eggs 2 tbsp Fresh Yoghurt 1 tsp Paprika 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes 75g Butter Breakfast needs to be simple and this definitely is, in one pan poach you eggs to how you like them. In the other heat the butter with the paprika and pepper flakes, give it a swirl now and then…

Portly Cooks | Eggs on toast

Here’s of one of my favourite quick breakfasts. It’s not exactly rocket science but it is tasty! 2 Eggs 1 Slice Granary Bread 20ml Franks Red Hot Wings Sauce As I said it isn’t rocket science, toast the bread and poach the eggs in some boiling water. I use a frying pan to poach my…

Portly Cooks | Breakfast Hash

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, I have to be honest I rarely eat it, feeling that an extra half an hour in bed is better than making toast at 5:30. That being said though at the weekends when we all have a little extra time it is nice…

Portly Cooks | Marmite and Cheese Toastie

So I’m keeping it simple for this one but it’s one of the best breakfasts you can have! 2 Slices Granary Bread (the one with the sieeds in) 60g Grated Cheddar 1 tsp Marmite Butter There really is nothing too it but it’s an epic breakfast. I used my George Forman grill for this but…

Portly Cooks | Weekend Steak Brunch

Sundays are for lazy days and indulging, this one is definitely one to enjoy whilst reading the Sunday papers. 100g Rump Steak 1 Rasher Bacon 1 Egg 2 Large Field Mushrooms 40g Kale Cut the mushrooms into small dice and then in a large pan cook for about 3 minutes on a high heat. While…

Portly Cooks | Huevos Rancheros

It’s not the prettiest dish in the world but it’s definitely tasty! I’d never actually made Huevos Rancheros before so this is my go at the classic brunch dish. 1 can Chopped Tomatoes 3 Eggs 1 Rasher Bacon 4 Spring Onions 1 Red Onion 1 Large Red Bell Pepper 20ml Ketchup 1 tsp Smoked Paprika…

Portly Eats | Brunch at The Senate | Cambridge, UK

On a chilly and wet morning we made our way across market square in Cambridge to The Senate. A restaurant I have walked by thousands of times, tucked away next to St Mary’s in the city centre. The Senate is a small place with warm and welcoming staff that seated us and gave us our…

Portly Cooks | Baked Eggs

I’ve been playing around with eggs recently. I love them but rarely eat them because I would rather have the extra time in bed than make breakfast. I am fully aware that they aren’t just reserved for the breakfast table though.  These ones are done in a muffin pan so make it dead easy for…

Portly Cooks | Sausage and Egg McMuffin without the Muffin

Breakfast, something we should eat (apparently) although I do quite well without it. Seeing as we all have some time off in theses few weird days between eating too much and drinking too much here’s my go at a proper version of a ‘Sausage and Egg McMufin’  without the muffin… Soft White Roll 1 Rasher…