Portly Cooks | Sea Bream with Braised Fennel and Samphire

Here’s a simple Sea Bream dish for your dinner… Sea Bream 1 Bulb Fennel 100g Samphire 1 Chicken Stock Cube Water Star Anise Chop the fennel and fry in a little butter for about 3 minutes. Make up the stock and add to a deep sided baking tray along with the star anise. Add the…

Portly Cooks | Swordfish and Roast Green Vegetables

Swordfish is a great meaty type fish (if fish can be meaty). It holds up really nicely on the grill and can take a marinade. For this on though we are keeping it simple. Swordfish Steak 50g Tenderstem Broccoli 50g Asparagus 25g Samphire Heat the oven to 200c then rub the swordfish steak with a…

Portly Cooks | Sea Bass with Caesar Vegetables

Sea Bass is perfect for a variety of accompaniments. For me it is my go to fish if I’m not sure what to cook for dinner but know I want some kind of seafood. 1 Sea Bass Fillet 4 Brussels Sprouts 75g Samphire 1 tbsp Caesar Salad Dressing Cut the stalky bit off the bottom…

Portly Cooks | Hake and Samphire with Mussels

I’ve been told that people don’t cook fish at home because they are worried about ruining it. This one is as simple as it can get. 200g Hake 9 Mussels 75g Samphire Knob of butter In a heavy bottomed pan heat a little oil and then fry the hake skin side down for about 4…