Portly Cooks | Lamb Rump and Minted Gravy

Lamb, Mint Sauce, Gravy… What’s not to like, this one is dead simple and so satisfying. 2 Lamb Rump Steaks 1 Beef Stock Cube 50g Savoy Cabbage 3 New Potatoes Gravy Granules 2 tsp Mint Sauce Season the lamb well and pan fry on either side for about 2 minutes then transfer to the oven…

Portly Cooks | Colourful Sides

“Colour… The vivid, pulsating miracle that gives substance to shadow” is a line from ROYGBIV by Public Service Broadcasting. Now, I’m trying to go that in depth, what I am trying to do though is give you something that will brighten your plate and uses up all that stuff in the fridge you’re not sure…

Portly Cooks | Uni Recipes – Beef Mince Pasta

Carrying on the theme of University food from my previous post, this one was a staple at Uni, well for me at least. It’s super cheap, dead easy to make and really rather tasty too. It has a handful of ingredients which even the most novice student cook can make into something edible, trust me….