Portly Cooks | Onion Bhajis

Onion Bhaji’s are my favourite part of any Indian Take-out, well those and poppadums’ with mango chutney.  The best part about them is that they are dead easy to make too! 1 Red Onion 1 tsp Curry Powder 100g Flour 1 egg Thinly slice the onion and then add to a bowl with the curry…

Portly Cooks | Baked Spiced Beef Pita with Pickles

I was given the recipe for this by my friend Tom. However, I couldn’t find any lamb mince so this is beef and I have changed a few of the spices because of what I had in my cupboard but it’s essentially the same idea. 1 Pita 100g Lean Steak Mince ½ tsp Paprika ½…

Portly Eats | Fish ‘n’ Chips | Castaways, Hunstanton, UK

Hidden away underneath the pier in Hunstanton is Castaways. It is a fabulous little fish and chip shop serving generous helpings of the traditional seaside fare to hungry beachgoers.  I had the cod and chips and was handed a giant portion of perfectly cooked crispy chips topped with a generous portion of Cod (boneless and…

Portly Cooks | Special Fried Rice with Wings

It’s a take-out classic and this is my go… The rice (I still can’t cook it properly) is boil in the bag but who cares? It’s been made to make your life easier. 1 Chicken Wing 1 Boil in the bag rice 20ml Soy Sauce ½ Ginger Powder ½ Garlic Powder 1 tbsp Flava It…

Portly Cooks | Homemade Nando’s

A cheeky Nando’s now and then never hurt anyone but I decided I’d have a go at making it at home. I’m not breaking any boundaries here but its dead satisfying. ½ Chicken 1 Corn on the Cob (Cut in half) 1 Large Potato 1 tsp Paprika 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper Powder 1 tsp Garlic…

Portly Cooks | Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken is a favourite all over the world. It’s a little bit of work but it is SO worth it! Make it for a weekend, it’s cheaper, tasty and if you have one kicking around the house, you can of course stick it in a bucket. Whole Chicken 300g Plain Flour 500ml Oil 1…