Portly Cooks | Breaded Mushrooms

12 Closed Cup Mushrooms 50g Corn Flakes Flour 2 Eggs Oil for frying 1 clove Garlic (Crushed) 2 tbsp Mayonnaise Blitz (in a food processor) the cornflakes to breadcrumb texture, beat the egg, dust the mushrooms in flour, dip in the egg and coat in the blitzed cornflakes. Deep fry for 3 minutes. Mix the…

Portly Cooks | Mushroom Noodles

If you are looking for a quick and easy dinner for those busy weeknights then look no further! 200g Mushrooms Handful Spinach 2x Spring onion 1 Nest Egg Noodles 1 tbsp Soy Sauce 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce 1 tbsp Mirin 1 tbsp Golden syrup Multiply by the number of people you are feeding if more…

Portly Cooks | Mushroom Pasta

I used dried mushrooms in this so I could use the stock made from re-hydrating them in the sauce, you don’t have to obviously a veg or chicken stock cube will do the same job. Serves 2 200g Oyster Mushrooms 50g Dried Shitake 120g Spaghetti (or your favourite one whatever you have to hand) Stock…

Portly Cooks | Leftover Mash Gnocchi

I’d never made gnocchi before making this dish, mainly because I’m not all that keen on mash potato… roast potatoes are clearly always much better right? Sorry about the cup measures and actual measure mix… it’s what I used to scoop out the mash. 1 cup leftover Mashed Potato 1.5 cups Flour 1 egg Oyster…

Portly Cooks | Fried Oyster Mushrooms

Now here is something a little different and I’ll be honest I saw this on TikTok (don’t hate me) of all places.  I had to try it so I made my own version of it and you know what? Its freaking epic! 3 Large Oyster Mushrooms 1 tsp All Purpose Seasoning 1 tsp Garlic Powder…

Portly Cooks | Mushroom Bolognaise

Bolognaise is one of my favourite ever dishes. This one is meat free and is (if I say so myself) rather good. 4 Large Field Mushrooms 1 Tin Chopped Tomatoes 1 tbsp Tomato Puree 1 Red Onion 100ml Red Wine 1 tsp Paprika 1 tsp Garlic Powder 85g Spaghetti Using a food processer blitz the…

Portly Cooks | Chicken with Wild Mushroom Truffle Spaghetti

This one I learnt whilst in a real professional kitchen a few weeks back. It was going out as a vegetarian starter, its epic as that but I chucked a bit of chicken on the top to add to the dining experience. 1 small Chicken Breast 80g Spaghetti 1 tbsp Truffle Oil Cavolo Nero 100g…

Portly Cooks | Stilton Steak

Who doesn’t love a good steak dinner? This one uses beef skirt steak a relatively cheap cut of beef that has a lot of flavour! 200g Beef Skirt 50g Stilton Cheese 100g Carrot 100g Courgette 50g Fennel 100g Mushrooms 50g Greens About half an hour to an hour before you cook, take the beef out…

Portly Cooks | Portobello BBQ Bun

Now I can’t really call this a burger because essentially its mushrooms in a roll. However, it is double stacked! I fancy something different and maybe a little bit healthier than a hunking great slab of fried beef mince. The Portobello Mushrooms answered the call. 2 Portobello Mushrooms 2 Slices Burger Cheese Handful of Rocket…