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 | Teriyaki Udon

Keeping it simple is what it’s all about, my version of teriyaki udon is a store cupboard win!  If you cheat with it like I did it takes minutes too! 1 Pack Straight to Wok Udon 50ml Soy Sauce 20ml Rice Wine Vinegar 1 tbsp Honey ½ Garlic Powder Mix all of the ingredients except…

Portly Cooks | Noodle Soup with Pork Belly

Sometimes a noodle soup is the only thing that will satisfy your hunger. Here is a super simple one for your dinner. 3 Thin slices of Pork Belly (Optional) 1 Nest Noodles 100g Tenderstem For the soup… 1 tbsp Fish Sauce 1 tbsp Soy Sauce 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce 2 Stock Cubes (I used chicken)…

Portly Cooks | Jazzed up, store bought noodles

I cheated a little bit with this one, I bought those packs of chicken flavoured noodles you can get from supermarkets. If I’m honest Tom Yum Shrimp flavour was a university staple when I was a student. It’s quite easy to jazz up those store bought noodles though. 2 Packs Chicken flavoured noodles 25ml Kikkoman…

Portly Cooks | Chilli and Lemongrass, Squid and Prawn Noodles

Squid is my favourite seafood, I will walk across hot coals for deep fried crispy squid, it’s just as good stir fried. Get down to your local fishmonger, get some squid and some prawns and make this one this evening. 1 whole small squid (cleaned and cut into rings) 10 prawns 1 noodle nest Chilli…

Portly Eats | Pho | Cambridge @PhoRestaurant

Vietnamese food seems to be on the rise in the UK and finally Cambridge has got its hands on Pho, a Vietnamese street food restaurant. Before going to Pho I hadn’t had Vietnamese food for about 4 years since moving back from Asia. So I went to investigate and I wasn’t disappointed at all! To…

Comfort Food at its best! Chicken Noodle Stir Fry

Is there anything more comforting than a big pile of noodles just waiting for you to dive in? in my opinion very few things come close to noodles when you’re craving just that.  This one was a kind of I need to use up what I have in the cupboards kind of dish. 2 nests…

Soy Mince and Samphire Noodles

Messing around in the kitchen is one of my favourite things to do, but after a good while making things for future lunches and dinners, I felt I needed to make something quick and easy.  This definitely is that. Noodles are my go to comfort food and also favourite when it comes to fast and…