Portly Cooks | Pork Knuckle

This one will take sometime but it will be SUPER worth it, chuck it in the slow cooker on a weekend morning, go about your day then come home to this feast. Serves 2 1 Unsmoked Pork Knuckle/Ham Hock Half a head of White Cabbage 75ml White Vinegar 75ml water Salt Cavolo Nero (for token…

Portly Cooks | Slow Cooker Chilli

Serves 2 250g Beef Mince 1 White Onion 200ml Passata 1 tin Adzuki Beans 1 Beef Oxo Cube 1 tsp Garlic Powder 1 tsp Smoked Paprika 1 tsp Cayenne pepper 1 tsp All Purpose Seasoning 1 tsp Tabasco Sauce 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce Dice the onion and fry off with the beef. Mix in the…

Portly Cooks | Soy Braised Pork Belly

Something for the weekend with this one because it is a bit off a faff. 300g Pork Belly 2 tbsp Dark Soy Sauce 2 tbsp Light Soy Sauce 2 tbsp Shaoxing Rice Wine 2 tbsp Honey 2 tsp Smoked Garlic 1 tsp Ground Ginger 2 Star Anise 1 Chicken Oxo Water Cut the pork into…

Portly Cooks | 12hr Slow Cooked BBQ Ribs

Slow food doesn’t get simpler than this… 1 tsp Paprika 1 tsp Cayenne pepper powder 1 tsp Garlic powder 1 tsp Brown sugar Rack of Pork ribs BBQ Sauce Mix together rub ingredients and then massage the rub into the meat and leave in the fridge overnight, slow cook the pork ribs in the oven…

Portly Cooks | Slow Cooked Lamb Shank in Minted Gravy

Oooo Lamb Shank, this is up there in the top 3 of answers to the question, ‘What would your final meal be?’  It’s an indulgent meal perfect for a Sunday roast or a fancy mid-week treat, all this one needs is time, and you get that awesome smell of dinner wafting through the house when…

Portly Cooks | Kakuni

Here’s some slow food for you. It’s really worth it trust me! 4 Pork Belly Slices 50ml Sake 50ml Soy Sauce 50ml Mirin 1 tbsp Honey This is a super easy one.  Lay the pork in your slow cooker. Mix together the other ingredients and pour those over the pork.  Add water to the slow…

Portly Cooks | Slow Cooker Harissa Pork Chop

If you are trying to save yourself some time, get yourself a slow cooker and chuck all the ingredients in as you wait for the coffee machine to give you your morning brew. I used a pork chop for mine but this works with anything you fancy. Pork Chop/Lamb Chop/Chicken Thighs 1 Tin Chopped Tomatoes…

Portly Cooks | Slow Cooked BBQ Pulled Jackfruit

Jackfruit, it’s a weird thing and is super popular at the moment. So the other week I got my hands on some and found out what all the fuss is about. 1 Tin Drained Jack fruit Paprika 200ml BBQ Sauce This is another slow cooker job and is super easy.  Drain and pat the jackfruit…

Portly Cooks | Slow Food: Sausage and Chorizo Casserole

The weather a few days ago got ever so slightly chillier. I love autumn and winter food, it’s the kind of food that gives you a hug, and makes you feel all warm and fuzzy as you hunker down away from the cold weather outside. This one doesn’t even need any pre-cooking in a pan…

Portly Cooks | Slow Cooked Pork Chop on Linguine

Slow cooked pork chop what else do you need? Pork Chop 1 Tin Chopped Tomatoes Bacon Lardons ½ Red Onion 1 tbsp ketchup 4 caps Red Wine 2 Caps Balsamic Vinegar 1 tsp Garlic Powder ½ Paprika 40g Grated Parmesan 75g Linguine Salt and Pepper Now for this one there’s a little prep before you…