Portly Eats | Brunch at The Senate | Cambridge, UK

On a chilly and wet morning we made our way across market square in Cambridge to The Senate. A restaurant I have walked by thousands of times, tucked away next to St Mary’s in the city centre. The Senate is a small place with warm and welcoming staff that seated us and gave us our…

Portly Cooks | Eggs Royale

This a complete cheats version of Eggs Royale. I was in a rush for something for breakfast the other day and this sprang to my mind, so here it is! 1 Egg 1/2 Soft White Roll or English Muffin 100g Chapel and Swan Smoked Salmon Water 1 tbsp Hollandaise Sauce (I used Atkins & Potts)…

Portly Cooks | Black Pudding Eggs Benedict

So once again this one comes from listening to a BBC Food Programme Podcast about Blood. It was a really interesting episode actually and the key thing I took away from it was swapping out the ham from Eggs Benedict for Black Pudding. I added bacon to mine as lets be honest everything is better…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bass, Purple Asparagus and Hollandaise Sauce

Sometimes you read things on menus or see them on specials boards and think… ‘I’m going to try that!’  This is one of those recipes and its dead easy to do, I cheated a bit, using ready-made hollandaise rather than faffing around with a ‘real’ one. The good thing about that is that it makes…

Visiting the Farm, Asparagus and Hollandaise Sauce

I was recently lucky enough to go and visit an Asparagus farm just outside of Cambridge. Asparagus is hands down my favourite vegetable. I eat it all year round, which I know is kind of a bad thing but, when it’s in season in the UK it is really the best in the world. The…