Portly Cooks | Store Cupboard Marinade

Here’s a nice marinade to use some of those store cupboard ingredients and make your pork or chicken a little more interesting. Pork Chop/Chicken 25ml Worcestershire Sauce 25ml Olive Oil 1 Clove crushed Garlic ½ tsp Mixed Herbs 2 tsp Lemon Juice 1 tsp English Mustard (Coleman’s) Mix all the marinade ingredients together than add…

Portly Cooks | Coq au Vin

I’m all for a slow cooker recipe and this is nice and easy to do but sounds dead fancy. 6 chicken legs 1 tin chopped tomatoes ½ red onion 1 rasher back bacon 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 200ml red wine 200ml chicken stock (cube is fine) 1 tin butterbeans Drizzle of white truffle oil I…

Portly Cooks | Leftover Beef Ragu

Leftovers, it’s not always about sandwiches the next day. Making a meal of leftovers can be just as good as the original meal.  This one needs some left over roast beef, you know that chunk left on a Tuesday evening when you’re bit fed up of beef sandwiches (having had them for two days straight)…

Mighty Meatball Meal for under £1.50! #MidWeekMeal

You know when you have those evenings when you just really don’t feel like cooking? Well this one fits the bill fairly well and for me uses an ingredient I don’t normally use.  Now, the tinned section of the supermarket is not one I frequent very often but I did happen to wander down there…