Portly Cooks | Mapo Tofu

Hot, spicy, flavourful and hearty, what else could you want? 150g Beef Mince 1 Pack Silken Tofu 6 Spring Onions 2 tbsp Spicy Bean Sauce 125ml Chicken Stock (Made with cube) 10ml Soy Sauce 10ml Shaoxing Rice Wine 1 tsp Sugar Brown off the mince, while that cooks thinly slice the onions, add the white…

Portly Cooks | Fried Chicken 唐揚げ … again

Who doesn’t love fried chicken? This is my go at Japanese fried chicken 唐揚げ • 2 Boneless Skin on Chicken Thighs• 50ml Light Soy Sauce• 20ml Sake• 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder• 1/2 Ginger Powder• 150g Potato Starch or Plain Flour for dusting• Oil for deep fryingMix together soy, garlic, sake and ginger then slice chicken…

Portly Cooks | Lamb Rump and Minted Gravy

Lamb, Mint Sauce, Gravy… What’s not to like, this one is dead simple and so satisfying. 2 Lamb Rump Steaks 1 Beef Stock Cube 50g Savoy Cabbage 3 New Potatoes Gravy Granules 2 tsp Mint Sauce Season the lamb well and pan fry on either side for about 2 minutes then transfer to the oven…

Portly Cooks | Slow Food | 22 Hour BBQ Chicken

Slow cookers were made for the winter, they save you time, make your house smell amazing and create comfort food better than any hug!  This one took a little bit of time but the end result was so worth it! ½ Chicken Portly BBQ Spice Mix 2 tbsp Ketchup 2 tbsp Brown Sauce 1 tsp…

Portly Cooks |Comfort Food | Wings

I have a ton of posts about wings on here but yet again… here is another! They’re just so good and up there with my top 3 comfort foods. 4 Whole Chicken Wings 1 tsp Smoked Paprika 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder Pinch of Salt and Pepper 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper 30 ml Franks Red Hot…

Portly Cooks | Comfort Food: Bacon & Eggs

People say that the most important meal of the day is Breakfast. I suppose it probably is but I very rarely have time for any kind of breakfast, I hat shoving a piece of toast in my face as I leave the house, it doesn’t feel right.  If I do have the time to have…