Portly Cooks | Bog Standard Burgers

For when you have a bunch of beef mince in the fridge that needs using up and you really can’t be bothered to cook. These will satisfy, and save you driving to the drive-thru. Makes 4 500g Beef Mince 4 Brioche Buns 4 Slices Burger Cheese Salt and Pepper 1 tsp Garlic Powder It barely…

Portly Cooks | McDonald’s Big Mac

The Big Mac, it is a classic and the same (pretty much) the world over. I fancied having a go at making my version of the McDonald’s classic. 200g Ground Beef 1 ½ Brioche Buns 20g Rocket 2 Cheese Slices 3 slices of Gherkin/Pickle Portly’s Big Mac Sauce 2 tsp Ketchup 2 tsp American Mustard…

Portly Cooks | Turkey and Stilton Burger

When I was at school, one of the holy grails of the break and lunch queue was the turkey burger. We would literally run from class to get our grubby little hands on one of these calorific wonders.  This is before Mr Oliver took all the ‘nice’ things off school menus in favour of green…

Portly Cooks | Roast Chicken Brioche

I’ve been eating a lot of chicken recently and I think like everyone I’m dead keen on brioche burger buns. This one if I’m honest is a bit of a faff, roasting a leg of chicken just for essentially a posh sandwich is a bit much. However, if you are feeding a lot of people…

Portly Eats | 2 for 1 Burgers | The White Hotel, Newmarket

On Wednesday I ventured to The White Hart Hotel in Newmarket for a few mid-week beverages. I wasn’t planning on eating, more content to have a couple of IPA’s and head home and cook something there. However, Burger me it was Wednesday! At The White Hart, this means that its 2 for 1 on all burgers, you…

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…