Portly Cooks |Breaded Gurnard Tostada with Sweetcorn Chilli Salsa

Gurnard is a fantastic little fish, although when whole they look a little depressed don’t let their glum expression put you off, the flavour is fab!  This one is a nice and easy way to try gurnard if you’re a little unsure about trying different fish. 2 Fillets Gurnard 1 small tin Sweetcorn 2 Salad…

Portly Cooks | Grilled Swordfish with Pico De Gallo

I dug out my griddle pan the other day and got some swordfish… this was the result. 200g Swordfish Steak 100g Tomatoes 1-2 stalks of Coriander (with leaves) 3-4 Slices Jalapeno 1 Spring Onion Heat your griddle pan until it is literally smoking hot. Season the fish well and cook on either side for 3-4…

Portly Cooks | Monkfish and Prawn Tacos

I’ve had Fish Tacos in restaurants but never made them at home before.  Mainly the reason is I have forgotten to buy the all-important tortilla wraps.  They are pretty quick to cook but the prep does take a little while but it is worth it in the end. 200g Monkfish 6 King Prawns, Peeled and…

Portly Eats | Pho | Cambridge @PhoRestaurant

Vietnamese food seems to be on the rise in the UK and finally Cambridge has got its hands on Pho, a Vietnamese street food restaurant. Before going to Pho I hadn’t had Vietnamese food for about 4 years since moving back from Asia. So I went to investigate and I wasn’t disappointed at all! To…