Portly Drinks | Coffee in Italy

Coffee, along with Pizza, Pasta and Scooters it’s stereotypically Italian. Just look at the big chains like Costa and Starbucks selling the Italian coffee culture to us. I went to a proper Italian cafe/bar for breakfast the other day… you know when in Rome and all that. In broken Italian I managed to get myself…

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 | Breakfast Options

I’m not breaking the boundaries of modern cooking with these, but its nice to get different ideas for breakfast sometimes. You know, instead of a bowl of cereal or a hastily downed cup of coffee before dashing out the door. These are for when you have a little more time. Eggs on Toast with Proscuitto …

Portly Eats | Shabu Shabu | Pescara, Italy

If you’ve been reading for a while or if you look back through my posts on here you’ll see I love Asian food and Sushi! On a Friday night after a busy week I was invited by some friends to go to Shabu Shabu 2 in Pescara. The deal €21 for all you can fit…

Portly Eats @ St John’s Chop House, Cambridge @Cambscuisine

St John’s Chop House Cambridge, I’ll be honest I had never heard of it until a friend invited me there. I had heard of their sister restaurant opposite Kings College and have always wanted to go, so I was pleased when I realised that the two are run by the same restaurant group which also…

Portly Eats @SmokeWorksBBQ Cambridge

Right! Smokeworks Cambridge.  Tucked away just across from The Eagle in Cambridge City Centre, this is how BBQ should be done.  As you walk in you are greeted by super friendly staff and taken to your table.  The restaurant is pretty funky and the decor sleek and modern, once you’re ready to order there is…