Portly Cooks | Paella

Paella is one of the classics and this version of mine is super simple, I guess it’s not really a paella but it has the same flavours. 1 cup Rice Pinch of Saffron (if you don’t have it don’t worry) 1 Chicken Oxo Cube 1 cup White Wine 1 tsp Tomato Puree / 1 tbsp…

Portly Cooks | Canarian Potatoes

I first had these in the Canary Islands way back when. They are an amazing side dish they go well with most Mediterranean dishes. In the Canaries they serve these bad boys with a chilli garlic sauce which is fab and goes by the name Mojo Rojo. 8 New/Salad Potatoes Boiling water enough to cover…

Portly Eats | Paella | Black Rice VLC, Cambridge Market, UK

You know when it is sunny you don’t really mind how long good food takes? Well I was wandering around town (Cambridge) the other day and overheard the guy on the Black Rice stand saying his Paella would be 20 minutes so I took a seat and waited. Trust me it was more than worth…

Portly Cooks | Huevos Rancheros

It’s not the prettiest dish in the world but it’s definitely tasty! I’d never actually made Huevos Rancheros before so this is my go at the classic brunch dish. 1 can Chopped Tomatoes 3 Eggs 1 Rasher Bacon 4 Spring Onions 1 Red Onion 1 Large Red Bell Pepper 20ml Ketchup 1 tsp Smoked Paprika…