Portly Cooks | Tavuk Siş

People love stuff on sticks the world over! This one is inspired by Turkish Tavuk Siş, chicken, essentially tasty marinated chicken on a stick! What’s not to love? Wheel out the BBQ and get grilling. 3 Chicken Thighs (Boneless and Skinned) For the Marinade 3 tbsp Yoghurt 1 tsp Zaatar 1 tsp Paprika 1 tsp…

Portly Cooks | Gyros

I first actually tried Gyros standing, well swaying slightly in front of a street food truck, at some small hour of the morning in Portland, Oregon. It was absolutely delicious and I have finally got round to making my own! 2 Skinless Chicken Thighs 200ml Greek Yoghurt 2 tbsp Olive Oil 1 tsp of the…

Portly Cooks | Lamb Kofta

Sometimes you want to jazz up your evening meals and make something slightly more interesting. Koftas for me are definitely up there with something that will excite not only your eyes but taste buds too. They aren’t particularly that difficult either and everyone loves something on a stick right? 500g Lamb Mince 2 tsp Harissa…

Portly Cooks | Baked Spiced Beef Pita with Pickles

I was given the recipe for this by my friend Tom. However, I couldn’t find any lamb mince so this is beef and I have changed a few of the spices because of what I had in my cupboard but it’s essentially the same idea. 1 Pita 100g Lean Steak Mince ½ tsp Paprika ½…