Portly Cooks | Ceasar Salad

You know when you get a craving for something and nothing else will fix it? Well this is the result of one of those cravings. I love Ceasar salad but very rarely make it, sometimes it’s the simple things that are the best. 1 Chicken Thigh 1 Handful mixed Salad Leaves 25g Grated Parmesan 1…

Portly Cooks | Tuna and Bulgur Wheat

Fresh tuna is a wonderful thing, far better than anything from a can, although that is good for a classic tuna mayo sandwich every now and then. 1 Tuna Steak 1 cup Bulgur Wheat 1 Chicken Oxo 1 tsp Olive Oil 1 Handful of Spinach If you don’t have a griddle pan for this one,…

Portly Cooks | Crispy Chicken and Potato Salad

I had some leftover potatoes to use up and a chicken thigh in the fridge. Leftovers can be pretty. 1 Chicken Thigh (De-boned) Leftover boiled potatoes 2 tbsp Mayo 1 Spring Onion Cut the chicken thigh in half and pat the skin dry. In a hot dry pan cook the chicken skin side down until…

Portly Cooks | Lamb in Pita

We’ve all stood swaying slightly waiting for a Kebab at god knows o’clock. Why should Lamb in Pita only be reserved for that time? Drenched in chilli sauce in a bid to try and stave off the inevitable hangover, it doesn’t have to be like this, so here is my go. 1 Lamb Leg Steak…

Portly Cooks | Chicken Thighs, Courgette and Leaves

I’ll get right to the point, this one is only 3 ingredients, and can be ready in about 20 minutes. What more do you need? 2 chicken thighs (de-boned) 1 courgette Handful of salad leaves This can be made for as many people as you need to feed. 2 chicken thighs per person and then…

Portly Cooks | Salad, Croutons and Dressing

In a bid to feel like i’m eating slightly healthily I made a salad. Well I say made, I put some leaves in a bowl. To make my green bowl of leaves more appetising however I made some dressing and croutons to go on top, thus negating the health level of the salad. Handful of…