Portly Cooks | Posh Pork?

This one looks like a lot of faff but it genuinely can be on the table in half an hour. Serves 2 2 Pork Belly Slices 1 Bunch Asparagus 1 Packet White Shimeji Mushrooms Cut the tips from the asparagus and then chunk up the stems and boil until tender. I zap them in the…

Portly Cooks | Harissa & Mint Lamb Belly Pita

So, this one came to mind while I was watching a cooking demonstration last weekend. This is perfect for the BBQ and seeing as this weekend is a Bank Holiday why not wheel it out (brolly at the ready just in case) and chuck this on the coals. Lamb Belly 1 tsp Harissa Spice Mix…

Portly Cooks | Chorizo and Pesto Spirali

Back to reality after yesterday’s fancyness, time to cook something slightly more normal. I love Spirali Pasta it’s a great thing to have in the cupboard for when you’ve run out of ideas in the catering department of your life. This one is dead easy and satisfying to boot. 100g Spirali 2 tsp pesto 50g…

Portly Cooks | Bacon & Garlic Baked Camembert

Cheese, Bacon and Garlic what is not to like? It’s the ultimate sharing food washed down with a couple glasses of wine it’s perfect. 1 Camembert Wheel 2 cloves of Garlic 2 rashers streaky bacon bread for dipping If you don’t have a specific bowl for melting your cheese an ordinary one will do the…

Portly Eats | Voodoo Doughnuts | Portland, OR

After wandering around Lan Su Gardens and the rest of Chinatown in Portland under a blazing hot sun, we were in need or a giant sugar hit to perk ourselves up. There was only one place to go. Voodoo Doughnuts had been pointed out to us the evening before whilst en route for a Spanish…

Portly’s Pudding Club: Super Easy @Oreo Cheesecake!

Oreos who doesn’t love them? Especially when dipped in milk they are great.  Making a cheesecake out of them though that’s all kinds of good! This is a really easy cheesecake recipe too, literally about 15 minutes to make and then just pop them in the fridge until you’re ready to go! 1 packet Oreos…