Portly Cooks | Tuna and Bulgur Wheat

Fresh tuna is a wonderful thing, far better than anything from a can, although that is good for a classic tuna mayo sandwich every now and then. 1 Tuna Steak 1 cup Bulgur Wheat 1 Chicken Oxo 1 tsp Olive Oil 1 Handful of Spinach If you don’t have a griddle pan for this one,…

Portly Cooks | Cheats Sushi

Here is another way to use your ice cube tray… 1/3 Cup Sushi Rice 2/3 Cups Water Fish of your choice (I used; Scallop, Yellow Fin Tuna and Salmon) 4 caps full Mirin This one is all about the rice, you need to wash it.  Wash it thoroughly, like 3 or 4 times, until the…

Portly Cooks | Tuna with Lemon and Mint Dressing

Lemon and Mint with Tuna Steak… who would have thought? 250g Tuna Steak 1 King Prawn (To garnish) Juice ½ Lemon 2 tsp Mint Sauce 2 tbsp Oil 1 Spring Onion Heat your pan so that it is smoking hot (I used my griddle pan).  Oil the tuna and then cook on either side for…

Portly Cooks | Tuna & Salmon Sashimi

The things we crave are weird sometimes; I am late to the game when it comes to sushi and sashimi. I only started eating it when I went to university. Now though it’s up there with some of my favourite foods and, if you’re lucky and have a decent fishmonger near you, you can make…

Quick and easy food – Tuna Sliders

Need something quick and mega tasty for your dinner? Look no further than the Tuna Slider! It is literally 3 ingredients and takes about a minute to cook, shove it in a brioche bun and you have yourself a winner! 250g Tuna ½ white onion 15ml Kikkoman Soy Sauce You can do this the easy…

Dijon, Soy and Lemon Marinade for Fish

I love a good marinade, it gives a whole new dimension to a dish as the flavours have more time to make whatever you’re marinating that little bit more special.  Tuna is a tricky one, to be fair trying to work out whether to cook it or not is hard enough so finding a marinade…

Tuna Steak with Japanese Cabbage and Red Pepper #3goodthings

Sometimes it’s better to keep it simple rather than try and make something exciting and fiddly. This couldn’t be much simpler.  For the Tuna, season it well on both sides and pan fry on a high heat for about 2 minutes either side.  You’re going to want it to remain pink on the inside.  For…

Portly Eats @ Teri-Aki, Cambridge @teriakicamb

I’m a sucker for Sushi, or any kind of Japanese food to be honest. I have spent many an evening trying to get Katsu Sauce just right. Anyway that’s not the point. On a busy and also rather pleasant Saturday evening I made my way to (I’ll be honest) one of my favourite restaurants in…