Portly Cooks | Poached Smoked Haddock and Egg

Lovely one this, for a simple weekend brunch. 200g Smoked Haddock 1 Egg 50g Samphire It really is dead simple. In one pan boil the smaphire for about a minute and then leave to one side. In a frying pan, bring some more water to the boil and poach the haddock (about 4 minutes). In…

Portly Cooks | Eggs Royale

This a complete cheats version of Eggs Royale. I was in a rush for something for breakfast the other day and this sprang to my mind, so here it is! 1 Egg 1/2 Soft White Roll or English Muffin 100g Chapel and Swan Smoked Salmon Water 1 tbsp Hollandaise Sauce (I used Atkins & Potts)…

Portly Cooks | Black Pudding Eggs Benedict

So once again this one comes from listening to a BBC Food Programme Podcast about Blood. It was a really interesting episode actually and the key thing I took away from it was swapping out the ham from Eggs Benedict for Black Pudding. I added bacon to mine as lets be honest everything is better…

Portly Eats @ The Corn Exchange, Bury St Edmunds @jdwtweet

The Corn Exchange in Bury St Edmunds. It’s light and airy and really rather pleasant to spend time in. The old architecture of The Corn Exchange has been kept and the glass ceiling really does make a difference especially when it’s sunny.  Today though, we were out of luck with that one.  The furniture too…

Portly Eats @ Nancy’s Vintage Teashop, Newmarket

Brunch is always a great thing to do on a weekend; Newmarket has plenty to offer if you are looking for a tasty brunch, Nancy’s Vintage Teashop is a great way to spend a Saturday or Sunday morning.  The decor is cosy and quaint and I love the fact that the crockery looks as though…