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 | Slow Cooked Pork Chop on Linguine

Slow cooked pork chop what else do you need? Pork Chop 1 Tin Chopped Tomatoes Bacon Lardons ½ Red Onion 1 tbsp ketchup 4 caps Red Wine 2 Caps Balsamic Vinegar 1 tsp Garlic Powder ½ Paprika 40g Grated Parmesan 75g Linguine Salt and Pepper Now for this one there’s a little prep before you…

Portly Cooks | Blowtorch Scallops

I got to try out a new toy with this one! 3 Scallops 8 spears of Asparagus 75g Linguine 1 tsp Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Thumb sized piece of Chorizo 25g Butter Trim the asparagus of the woody bit at the end, you can either snap it or cut it. Once you’ve done that cut…

Portly Cooks | Roasted Chicken Leg, Sun Dried Tomato and Bacon Linguine

Chicken literally goes with anything, this linguine has some of my favourite things in it; Sun dried tomatoes, bacon (everything is better with bacon) and savoy cabbage. 1 Chicken Leg 75g Linguine 2 tsp Sun Dried Tomato Pesto 3 Rashers of Streaky Bacon 1 large leaf of Savoy Cabbage 6/7 Sun Dried Tomatoes 20g Parmesan…

Portly Cooks | Smoked Garlic and Prawn Linguine

I got myself a bulb of smoked garlic and went garlic heavy for this one. 8 King Prawns (7 Peeled) 75g Linguine 25g Butter 3 Cloves Smoked Garlic 2 Spring Onions 4 Cherry Tomatoes 1 Red Chilli Finely chop the spring onion and chilli and leave to one side. In some boiling salted water cook…

Portly Cooks | Creamy Garlic and Lemon, Prawn Linguine

I love prawns but I can’t be faffing around peeling them… I’m aware that this has 2 unpeeled prawns in the photo but pretty no? 10 King Prawns (8 peeled 2 not) 75g Linguine 25ml Single Cream 20ml Chicken Stock ½ tsp Garlic Powder Zest of half a Lemon As always start off by cooking…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bream with Blue Cheese Linguine

Sea Bream is a fabulous fish and versatile too, it will go with most things you are planning to make. I tried a new way (for me) of cooking it too. 1 Sea Bream Fillet 75g Linguine 50g Stilton 25ml Single Cream Black Pepper Boil the kettle and heat a saucepan. Add the water to…

Portly Cooks | Cacio e Pepe

This popped up on my Instagram newsfeed the other day in a post from @TastingTable and I decided that it needed to be made! So here it is. 100g Linguine 50g Grated Parmesan 1 tsbp Freshly Ground Black Pepper 2 tbsp Olive Oil 1 Egg It’s dead simple and super tasty. In some boiling salted…

Portly Cooks | Mussel Linguine

Everyone seems to rave about Spaghetti Alle Vongole. I’m not really a fan of clams if I’m honest so I decided to make a similar dish using Linguine and Mussels! 500g Mussels 100g Linguine 1/2 White Wine 1 clove Garlic 1 tsp Dried Parsley  Right then, in a saucepan of boiling salted water, cook the…