Portly Cooks | Sea Bream with Braised Fennel and Samphire

Here’s a simple Sea Bream dish for your dinner… Sea Bream 1 Bulb Fennel 100g Samphire 1 Chicken Stock Cube Water Star Anise Chop the fennel and fry in a little butter for about 3 minutes. Make up the stock and add to a deep sided baking tray along with the star anise. Add the…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bream en Croute

This is a dish that will impress your friends or create a feeling of indulgence on a busy week night and it all takes as long as it takes for the pastry to puff up! 1 Sea Bream fillet (skinned) Ready Rolled Puff Pastry (enough to cover the fish) 1 Egg (beaten) 1 Handful of…

Portly Cooks | Stilton Sea Bream

Keeping it simple is the name of the game with this one. You can use any cheese you like or leave it off if the thought of cheese and fish doesn’t sound all that great to you. Stilton works nicely as it seasons the fish as it cooks! 2 Sea Bream Fillets 2 Slices of…

Portly Cooks | Smoked Haddock Risotto

I’ve called this a risotto but it’s got a lot less faff than a risotto, there’s no stirring required, just let the rice do its thing. 200g Smoked Haddock 45g Risotto Rice 45ml White Wine 45ml Water (from cooking the fish) 3 Spring Onions Poach the fish in water, once cooked leave to one side. …

Portly Cooks | Crab Linguine

Pasta dishes are indulgent anyway, packed with carbs and satisfaction in every bite. This one makes it even more special with Cromer Crab. 100g Linguine 1 Dressed Cromer Crab (about 150g Crab Meat) 1 Red Chilli (finely chopped) 1 Spring Onion (finely chopped) 1 tsp Dried Parsley 1 tsp Garlic Powder Start off by cooking…

Portly Cooks | Salmon and Stilton Rolls

I’m not always a massive fan of salmon, I will eat it forever as sashimi but when it’s cooked I have to have things to disguise the taste a little bit. Of course you can use any cheese you like or even leave it out altogether. 250g Salmon (skinless) 1 packet Ready Rolled Puff Pastry…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bream with Garlic and Herb Crumb

People are sometimes worried about cooking fish; this one is super simple and has a lovely breadcrumb crust too! 2 Sea Bream Fillets 2 Slices Bread 1 tsp Garlic Powder 1 tsp Mixed Herbs In a food processor or mini blender, whizz the bread into breadcrumbs.  Add the garlic powder and mixed herbs to the…