Portly Cooks | Oat Milk

50g Oats 1 tsp Sugar 300ml Water + extra for soaking Put oats in a bowl, cover with water, cover the bowl and soak overnight. Drain, put in blender with 300ml water. Blend for 4 minutes, strain and use like regular milk.

Portly Cooks | Fried Oyster Mushrooms

Now here is something a little different and I’ll be honest I saw this on TikTok (don’t hate me) of all places.  I had to try it so I made my own version of it and you know what? Its freaking epic! 3 Large Oyster Mushrooms 1 tsp All Purpose Seasoning 1 tsp Garlic Powder…

Portly Cooks | Slow Cooked BBQ Pulled Jackfruit

Jackfruit, it’s a weird thing and is super popular at the moment. So the other week I got my hands on some and found out what all the fuss is about. 1 Tin Drained Jack fruit Paprika 200ml BBQ Sauce This is another slow cooker job and is super easy.  Drain and pat the jackfruit…

Portly Eats | Doppelganger Burgers | Co Fifteen, Cambridge, UK

A vegan burger who would have thunk it? It turns out that they are pretty damn good my mother has been on record on the BBC saying that she is ‘Vegan Curious’ in as much as she is intrigued by the flavour combinations and how it all works, and so it was my turn.  Doppelganger…

Portly Eats | Co. | Cherry Hinton, Cambridge

Last week I was very kindly invited to the menu launch at Co Fifteen in Cherry Hinton. We were treated to some fabulous creations from Chef Emma (@compassionatekiwi). I’m not vegan or even vegetarian myself but I am always curious about what can be done with a purely plant based menu. The range of different…