Portly Cooks | Drunken Noodles

This dish is a popular staple on most Thai restaurant menus and it’s unbelievably easy to make, it gets its name as it’s something tastey to stuff in your face when drunk… apparently. Pork Belly (or whatever you like) 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce 20ml Soy Sauce 20ml Honey# Rice Noodles 2 Cloves Garlic (crushed) 1…

Portly Cooks | Kaprao

I was given this lovely little recipe by one of my students and it’s awesome! 2 Slices of Belly Pork 2 tbsp Oyster Sauce 1 tsp Soy Sauce 1 tsp Thai Seven Spice ½ Garlic Powder 1 tsp Fish Sauce Cut the pork belly into thin strips or chunks and leave to one side. in…

Portly Cooks | Teriyaki Udon

Keeping it simple is what it’s all about, my version of teriyaki udon is a store cupboard win!  If you cheat with it like I did it takes minutes too! 1 Pack Straight to Wok Udon 50ml Soy Sauce 20ml Rice Wine Vinegar 1 tbsp Honey ½ Garlic Powder Mix all of the ingredients except…

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 | Leftover Roast Beef Noodles

Roast beef is great because there are usually leftovers. If you saw my last post it was how to cook a roast rib of beef. This one is for the next day, something simple and quick. Leftover Roast Beef 1 Nest of Noodles 20ml Soy Sauce Cut a couple of slices of roast beef into…

Portly Cooks | Beef Mince and Rice Stir Fry

I had some leftover minced beef to be using up. It’s as simple as that really. I can’t cook rice, I’ve followed all of the ‘how to’ things on the internet and still no success. I have however, found that I can cook the boil in the bag stuff like a pro. 200g Minced Beef…

Soy Mince and Samphire Noodles

Messing around in the kitchen is one of my favourite things to do, but after a good while making things for future lunches and dinners, I felt I needed to make something quick and easy.  This definitely is that. Noodles are my go to comfort food and also favourite when it comes to fast and…

Buffalo Style Paprika Squid using @FranksRedHot

If you’ve read any of my posts before you’ll know I’m a little bit obsessed with Buffalo Sauce.  This time it’s on squid. Squid is at the moment probably my favourite seafood.  It’s really easy to cook and quick too!  For this one I think everything took about 10 minutes from start to finish. 1…

Griddled Chicken with Stir Fry Red Cabbage

I have recently remembered that I own a Griddle Pan. It’s been sitting on the top shelf for ages just gathering dust and having things stacked on top of it, but recently it has found its way back onto the hob and I don’t know why it ever left! I have also found a new…

#ComfortFood Teriyaki Chicken Noodles

Teriyaki, I love it!  It’s something I don’t cook often enough but it is super satisfying.  Now for my version of this dish you are going to need a little bit of time, mostly to prepare everything. The actual cooking time is pretty short. As with most Asian inspired dishes I have cooked its all…