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Portly Eats | Bull & Bass | The Hilton City Centre, Cambridge

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to Bull & Bass inside the Hilton in Cambridge City Centre. After being greeted and seated, we were given the menu to … Continue reading

August 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Harissa Sea Bream

I wanted to try something different with Sea Bream. So after much Googling I found a recipe from the legendary Yotam Ottolenghi. Sea Bream With Harissa and Rose. I had … Continue reading

August 14, 2017 · 2 Comments

Portly Cooks | Pan Roasted Chicken with Fondant Butternut Squash

Fondant potato is something I would eat for every meal, they never get old. I thought for a change I would give it a go with butternut squash, mainly because … Continue reading

August 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Not Quite Paella with Cauliflower Rice

Paella it’s a Spanish classic. Now, I’m not going to say that this is a Paella, it is however Paella inspired with a few flavours of Spain thrown in for … Continue reading

August 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Eats | Brunch at Co | Cherry Hinton, Cambridge

Brunch is honestly the best meal to go out and eat, yesterday I went to Co. in Cherry Hinton, Cambridge along with Cambridge bloggers and foodies; Charlotte, Haley and Eleanor … Continue reading

August 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Mushroom, Red Pepper and Mangetout with Mornay Sauce and Truffle Oil

This one is honestly a clear out the cupboards (and fridge) dish. It’s for those evenings when you can’t really think of what to have but still want something nice. … Continue reading

August 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Boneless Ribs and Tri-Colour Slaw

This one is more about the coleslaw to be honest, it’s dead easy to make and looks really pretty but, to keep your interest there are some boneless BBQ pork … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Quick Chilli and Broccoli Noodles

Quick and easy noodles for a Wednesday evening.  1 nest Wholewheat Noodles 1 Red Chilli 50g Tenderstem Broccoli 30ml Kikkoman Soy Sauce 150g Chicken Chop up the chicken into small … Continue reading

July 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

Portly Cooks | Coley Fillet with Teriyaki Vegetables

Coley, it’s a ton cheaper than Cod let’s be honest it’s fantastic stuff, dead chunky with big flakes, what’s not to like about it? I kept the fish simple with … Continue reading

July 24, 2017 · 1 Comment

Portly Cooks | Mushroom and Truffle Pasta

It doesn’t look pretty but it’s dead tasty and honestly super simple. 2 Large Field Mushrooms 100g Spaghetti Handfull of Rocket (roughly chopped) 1 tsp Garlic Powder 100g Butter 1 … Continue reading

July 3, 2017 · 2 Comments
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