The Portly Gourmet

Good food doesn't have to be difficult…

Portly Cooks | Lamb in Pita

We’ve all stood swaying slightly waiting for a Kebab at god knows o’clock. Why should Lamb in Pita only be reserved for that time? Drenched in chilli sauce in a … Continue reading

September 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Eggs Royale

This a complete cheats version of Eggs Royale. I was in a rush for something for breakfast the other day and this sprang to my mind, so here it is! … Continue reading

September 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Lamb Leg Steak with Potato and Celeriac Mash in Port Sauce

Sometimes the simple things are the most satisfying. If you want to feel all fancy but still have time to enjoy your evening this one is for you! 2 Lamb … Continue reading

September 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Burgers for Dinner

There is nothing quite as satisfying as a good burger. When the thought crosses your mind ‘Ooo I could have Burgers this evening.’ That really is it, it has to … Continue reading

September 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Drinks | Gin from’The Shop’

I love me a Gin and Tonic, my favourite being from a local distillery to me called English Spirit. Their ‘Dr J’s Gin’ is wonderful! It is however, £38 a … Continue reading

August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Chilli Con Carne with Cauliflower Rice

This is something I make once in a Blue Moon, with the Blue Moon a way off but a Total Eclipse last week, it seemed like a good time to … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Chicken and Eggs

A quick lunch or fast evening meal, it’s that easy. 1 Small Chicken Breast 2 Eggs Handful of Rocket There’s not really much to say with this one. Season the chicken … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Beef and Asparagus with Spirali in Peppercorn Sauce

Steak and Peppercorn Sauce is a restaurant classic, which got me thinking, peppercorn sauce is just a cream sauce, we have Hawaiian Pizza so why not stick the steakhouse staple … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Can’t Be Bothered Steak and Egg Baguette

Some nights you really don’t want to try that hard for food. I love faffing around in the kitchen more than anyone but sometimes you need simple fast food. This … Continue reading

August 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Drinks | SIX | Cambridge

I went to SIX the other night, unfortunately I only had a bottle of beer (bad planning). I would however recommend it. SIX sits atop The Varsity Hotel in Cambridge. … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · 2 Comments