Portly Cooks | Chorizo and Eggs

Brunch is probably one of the best meals ever, so when you’ve some time at the weekend or otherwise (you lucky people) try this one to munch whilst reading the paper sipping an espresso. ½ Bell Pepper Thumb sized piece of Chorizo 2 Eggs Handful of Rocket Bread for toast Thinly slice the pepper and…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bass with Saffron and Chorizo Risotto

This is a nice an easy fish dish to make you feel fancy for your mid-week dinner. 1x Sea Bass Fillet 1/3 Cup Risotto Rice Thumb size piece of Chorizo Saffron (optional) 1x Chicken Oxo Cube 50g Samphire Wash the rice thoroughly and then add to a saucepan. Crumble the chicken stock over the top…

Portly Cooks | Slow Food: Sausage and Chorizo Casserole

The weather a few days ago got ever so slightly chillier. I love autumn and winter food, it’s the kind of food that gives you a hug, and makes you feel all warm and fuzzy as you hunker down away from the cold weather outside. This one doesn’t even need any pre-cooking in a pan…

Portly Cooks | Blowtorch Scallops

I got to try out a new toy with this one! 3 Scallops 8 spears of Asparagus 75g Linguine 1 tsp Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Thumb sized piece of Chorizo 25g Butter Trim the asparagus of the woody bit at the end, you can either snap it or cut it. Once you’ve done that cut…

Portly Cooks | Chorizo Wings

Wings are one my favourite parts of a chicken and they’re also super cheap, they average about £3 for 12 from the supermarket. Cut them into the flat bit with the two bones and the bit like a mini drumstick, and you got yourself 24 wings! 6 wings cut in half at the joint A…

Portly Cooks | Posh Baked Beans with Little Sausages in…

Beans on toast is one of those little indulgences that just makes you feel like a kid again… Even better if there are little sausages in the beans too! This one is a slightly more grown up version of this seemingly British obsession of putting beans on toast. 3 Sausages A thumb sized piece of…

Portly Cooks | Chorizo and Pesto Spirali

Back to reality after yesterday’s fancyness, time to cook something slightly more normal. I love Spirali Pasta it’s a great thing to have in the cupboard for when you’ve run out of ideas in the catering department of your life. This one is dead easy and satisfying to boot. 100g Spirali 2 tsp pesto 50g…

Portly Cooks | Hake with Chorizo Butterbeans and Roasted Baby Potatoes

Fish on a Friday who would have thought it? This one has one of my favourites…Hake. Serves 5 5x 200g Hake Fillets/Steaks 750g Baby Potatoes 1 tin Butterbeans 100g Chorizo 200g Cherry Tomatoes Handful of Rocket Start off with the potatoes, par boil them in some salted water until soft, drain and leave to one…