Mrs Portly's Kitchen

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The Builders’ Barbecue

We threw a barbecue party at the weekend for everyone who has worked on our house over the past few years. Believe me, they earned it. We’re about two-thirds of … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 4 Comments

Kickin’ Smoked Chicken

Chorizo crisps are something I discovered recently and I think they’re probably mildly addictive. ¬†Easy to make, they are a fantastic addition to this main course summer salad. It’s something … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · 4 Comments

Baked Sea Bass With Fennel

This is a lovely Spanish recipe for a one-pot dish, easy to put together, quick to cook and fabulous for a summer lunch or supper. I adapted it from a … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Herby Ravioli With Pangrattato

Our friend James came to stay last week and said he wanted to try his hand at making ravioli. I think he’d read my recent post describing my first attempts … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · 3 Comments

Chicken And Sweetcorn Soup

Chinese in inspiration, this soup makes a good main course meal but works equally well as a starter. If you don’t have fresh sweetcorn, frozen or even tinned is fine. … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · 4 Comments

Venetian Courgette Salad

“First the vegetable plot – tomorrow the world.” It’s that time of year again, when only a daily inspection stops the courgettes from growing into blimps¬†the size of the Hindenburg … Continue reading

July 13, 2014 · 10 Comments

High On The Hog In Peasenhall

I’ve been racking my brains but I can’t for the life of me remember which murder mystery it was that I read where the victim’s last meal had been Suffolk … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · 10 Comments

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