Mrs Portly’s Top 10

It’s only been nine months since I launched Mrs Portly’s Kitchen, but as it’s traditional round about now to look back over the year, I thought it might be fun to share the 10 most popular posts so far. Continue reading

Spring Lamb Hotpot

Image of daffodils in orchard

The sun is shining, the orchard is full of daffodils, I feel like something light and seasonal to eat — and my husband has defrosted a packet of neck of lamb.

I’m very fond of Lancashire Hotpot and Irish Stew but they feel a bit heavy-going when I’m full of the joys of Spring so I’m cooking a Spanish-influenced dish instead, Continue reading

Jimmy’s Farm (no, not that one)

Image of sign for farmers' market

Last Saturday we went to the monthly farmers’ market in Harleston just over the border from us in Norfolk.

It wasn’t an especially big market but the produce was excellent and we went because we knew one particular man was going to be there. Continue reading