The Portly Gourmet

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Portly Drinks | Gin and Tonic | Station Tavern, Cambridge

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to the opening of a brand new pub in Cambridge, The Station Tavern. Situated next to the train station. It’s the perfect … Continue reading

April 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Black Pudding Eggs Benedict

So once again this one comes from listening to a BBC Food Programme Podcast about Blood. It was a really interesting episode actually and the key thing I took away … Continue reading

April 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Eats | PIZZA | Charlie’s Coffee, Cambridge

You know what’s pretty frickin’ awesome? Good pizza for not a lot of money. Charlie’s Coffee on Burleigh Street in Cambridge has this. I was wandering around looking for some … Continue reading

April 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Eats | Carvery Street Food | Red Cow Carvery, Greenwich Market, London

What better way to spend a Sunday than to wander around a market? Specifically Greenwich Market and most importantly its food section. The market has so many food stalls its … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Drinks | Campari Spritz | Benedetto’s, Cambridge

Aperitivo a tradition I picked up on when living in Italy. What could be better than to enjoy the slowly setting sun with a glass of something nice. Since I … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Roast Chicken Brioche

I’ve been eating a lot of chicken recently and I think like everyone I’m dead keen on brioche burger buns. This one if I’m honest is a bit of a … Continue reading

April 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Eats | Noodles for Lunch | Kymmoy, Cambridge

I was just a hungry soul looking for lunch wandering up and down Burleigh Street in Cambridge before I decided to check out Kymmoy. I feel bad in saying, I … Continue reading

April 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Salmon Salad

I’ve never been the biggest fan of fresh cooked salmon. Give me some smoked salmon or raw salmon and I will happily eat it, cooked salmon hasn’t really awakened my … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Gurnard with Caper, Lemon and Butter Sauce

Gurnard is one of my favourite fish. It has a slight sweetness that comes from its diet of eating lots of shellfish. They do look a bit depressed when you … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Portly Cooks | Cheats Fish Pie

There is something rather comforting about a fish pie. Fresh fish, mashed potatoes and a creamy sauce, it ticks all the comfort food boxes. This one is also a cheats … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · 3 Comments