Portly Cooks | Harissa Eggs

2 eggs 50g Butter 2 tsp Harissa Paste Chives for garnish Fry the eggs in the butter until your preferred doneness, spoon over the harissa and top with the chopped chives once served. PG

Portly Cooks | Gochujang Pork Fried Rice

This one is a spicy midweek treat! Serves 2 1 tbsp Gochujang 20ml Soy Sauce 20ml Rice Wine Vinegar 20ml Golden Syrup 200g Leftover cooked rice 1 Pork Loin steak (optional) 2 Spring Onions 2 Eggs Cut the pork loin steak into small chunks, slice the spring onions and stir fry in a wok with…

Portly Cooks | Çilbir

2 Eggs 2 tbsp Fresh Yoghurt 1 tsp Paprika 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes 75g Butter Breakfast needs to be simple and this definitely is, in one pan poach you eggs to how you like them. In the other heat the butter with the paprika and pepper flakes, give it a swirl now and then…

Portly Cooks | Omurice

This one is a top dish for using up leftover rice (if you happen to have any). It’s a super popular dish in Japan and fairly simple too! 1/3 Cup Rice (Cooked and Cold) You could use the microwave packet stuff here too 50g Stir Fry Mix (You know, the one in the supermarket) 10ml…

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 | Polpette Cacio e Uova

These don’t look all that pretty but they taste fantastic! This is another dish from Abruzzo in Italy. They were usually made from leftover cheap ingredients, meatballs without the meat! 100g Bread 120g Cheddar 2-3 eggs 200g Passata Start off by blending the bread into breadcrumbs. Then grate the cheese.  In a bowl mix the…

Portly Cooks | Quick Beef Stir Fry

Sometimes you need a quick bite to eat before heading back out the door this one is perfect for that, quick to prep and cook, you’ll be eating in ten minutes (ish). 200g Beef Skirt Steak ½ Red Pepper ½ Beef Oxo Cube Handful of Salad Leaves 1 Egg Knob of Butter Thinly slice the…

Portly Cooks | Chocolate Chip Cookies

Well here is one for when you’ve craving bakery made cookies. This recipe (makes about 15) is pretty rock solid and will give you nicely crispy cookies with a slightly chewy centre… perfect! 150g Self Raising Flour 1 pinch Salt 100ml Oil 110g Light Brown Sugar 50g Caster Sugar 1 Egg 100g Dark Chocolate Chips…

Portly Cooks | Weekend Steak Brunch

Sundays are for lazy days and indulging, this one is definitely one to enjoy whilst reading the Sunday papers. 100g Rump Steak 1 Rasher Bacon 1 Egg 2 Large Field Mushrooms 40g Kale Cut the mushrooms into small dice and then in a large pan cook for about 3 minutes on a high heat. While…