Portly Cooks | Cheat’s Pork Pies

Have you got a couple of sausages in the fridge and some flour in the cupboard? Well you can make some cheat’s pork pies instead of that sausage sandwich you’ve been thinking about. 170g Plain Flour 85g Butter Splash of water 2 Sausages Milk to glaze Rub the butter into the flour until it resembles…

Portly Cooks | Monkfish Goujons and Squid Ink ‘Risotto’

This one says risotto at the top of the page, I have to be honest it isn’t really a risotto but has the same idea. 200g Monkfish Bread Crumbs 1 Egg Flour 1 cup Risotto Rice 16g Squid Ink 20g Parmesan 1 Chicken Oxo 2 cups Water Start off by washing the rice thoroughly. Once…

Portly Cooks | Cheats 5 Ingredient Chicken Tikka

What more can you want for dinner than a 5 ingredient quick chicken curry? 1 Cooked Chicken Breast 1 Pot Tikka Masala Paste (70g) 2 Tomatoes 3 Spring Onions 1 can Coconut Milk Ridiculously easy, shred the chicken and finely chop the onion and tomato.  In a hot wok, fry the onion and tomato for…

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 | Cheats Fish Pie

There is something rather comforting about a fish pie. Fresh fish, mashed potatoes and a creamy sauce, it ticks all the comfort food boxes. This one is also a cheats version. <Serves 5> 1.2kg Fish Pie Mix (I used Whiting, Salmon and Smoked Haddock) 3 Large Potatoes 1 pk Potts Sauce for Fish Pie Heat…