Portly Cooks | Swordfish and Roast Green Vegetables

Swordfish is a great meaty type fish (if fish can be meaty). It holds up really nicely on the grill and can take a marinade. For this on though we are keeping it simple. Swordfish Steak 50g Tenderstem Broccoli 50g Asparagus 25g Samphire Heat the oven to 200c then rub the swordfish steak with a…

Portly Cooks | Chicken and Broccoli in Oyster Sauce

Leftover chicken what to do with it? Well this one is a slightly better use for it than consecutive chicken sandwiches. 2 Left over Chicken Breasts 1 Head of Broccoli (cut into florets) 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce 1 tbsp Honey 2 tsp Soy Sauce 1 tbsp Water ½ tsp Garlic Powder ½ tsp Ginger Powder…

Portly Cooks | Comfort Food | Fish & Chips

In a fit of I really want one of those, I bought myself a new fryer the other day, the old one having blown itself up in a little puff of smoke.  I normally use my wok for frying things and to be fair I don’t ‘deep’ fry all that much food.  I’ve been wanting…

Special Fried Cauliflower ‘Rice’

Special fried rice is a take-out staple and one of my favourites this one however is a little different.  For one, it has no rice… I’ve been experimenting recently with different vegetables and have played with making cauliflower couscous and also buffalo style cauliflower. What I have discovered is that rice or even chicken in…

Mighty Meatball Meal for under £1.50! #MidWeekMeal

You know when you have those evenings when you just really don’t feel like cooking? Well this one fits the bill fairly well and for me uses an ingredient I don’t normally use.  Now, the tinned section of the supermarket is not one I frequent very often but I did happen to wander down there…