Portly Cooks | Beef on Ciabatta

Continuing the leftover theme from yesterday, today we have a fabulous beef on ciabatta. This is a re-working of a dish I used to make at university sometimes however, that one was with Yorkshire puddings. This uses up the goodness that is leftover gravy! 1 Ribeye Steak 1 Ciabatta Roll (cut in half) 3-4 tbsp…

Portly Cooks | Steak Nachos

Sometimes all you want is to indulge, and with this rather decent weather we have been having recently it’s all about getting stuck in, sharing food and eating with your fingers. 150g Rump Steak 80g Tortilla Chips 60g Grated Cheddar 1 tbsp Soured Cream 1 tbsp Salsa ¼ jar Jalapeno Peppers Heat the oven and…

Portly Cooks | Weekend Steak Brunch

Sundays are for lazy days and indulging, this one is definitely one to enjoy whilst reading the Sunday papers. 100g Rump Steak 1 Rasher Bacon 1 Egg 2 Large Field Mushrooms 40g Kale Cut the mushrooms into small dice and then in a large pan cook for about 3 minutes on a high heat. While…

Portly Cooks | Stilton Steak

Who doesn’t love a good steak dinner? This one uses beef skirt steak a relatively cheap cut of beef that has a lot of flavour! 200g Beef Skirt 50g Stilton Cheese 100g Carrot 100g Courgette 50g Fennel 100g Mushrooms 50g Greens About half an hour to an hour before you cook, take the beef out…

Portly Cooks | Pan Seared Fillet Steak with Bell Peppers

Keeping it simple is sometimes the best thing to do. You want to make the few ingredients you do use shine out as stars of the show. This one does just that. 1 Fillet Steak 50g Red, Yellow and Green Bell Peppers ½ Red Onion 20g Butter First off pat the steak dry on some…

Portly Cooks | Steak and Roasted Vegetables

Getting fancy with some sirloin, cooking something new in the world of steaks is like trying to re-invent the wheel. 1 Sirloin Steak ½ Turnip ½ Carrot 2 Small Potatoes Large Knob butter Rocket Leaves Start off by peeling and then chopping the veg into little cubes. Heat your oven to 220c and while that…

Portly Cooks | Can’t Be Bothered Steak and Egg Baguette

Some nights you really don’t want to try that hard for food. I love faffing around in the kitchen more than anyone but sometimes you need simple fast food. This is where this baguette is a hands down winner. 250g Beef Skirt 3 Eggs Handful of Rocket 1 Soft White Baguette 1 tsp Garlic Powder…

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 |Paleo Style Steak

I’ve been browsing through some Paleo books and following a few Paleo chefs on Instagram and Tumblr and the food has looked awesome. It’s got me thinking, now I’m going to go full Paleo but the recipes I’ve been reading definitely have inspired me.  I don’t think that this one would qualify as Paleo either,…