tips on porridge please

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  1. I love porridge. For breakfast I cook it with water (double quantity to oats) and add yogurt and honey - or occasionally golden syrup (nice but naughty). I occasionally have savoury porridge, adding a vegetable stock cube to the pot when cooking. Sainsbury's organic oats are quite creamy, other brands more rough, both are nice though I slightly prefer the larger flakes. Chopped apple is a nice addition too

    Anyone got any tips for other ways to serve/cook porridge ?

    Must away to stir my porridge this very moment ...

    Hope everyone has a good Friday


    edited for missing letters of the alphabet
  2. Re: tips on porridge pleae

    Bananas! I always add a banana to mine
  3. Re: tips on porridge pleae

    It used to be the thing to add a pinch of salt but with blood pressure warnings on salt intake it is now a no go area.

    Myself I just add honey and milk. Always stir anti clockwise to confuse the devil if he is lurking over your left shoulder.

    More can be found here.
  4. Backpacker - I can't believe you directed me to a Saga website - the shame of it :rendeer:

    nice article though - thanks mate

  5. I always throw in a handful of dried fruit and nuts and mush a banana into it.
  6. Re: tips on porridge pleae

  7. For special occassions:

    50:50 cream and milk with a dessertspoonful of whisky added just before eating, and stirred in... Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

    The healthy version of this is to cut out the cream.
  8. always make mine the night the oats time to soak all the flavour up... in the morning i like to add sultanans.. and some more milk..
    NEVER make mine with water............. always use milk.....( my dad loved his with salt)
    and HAS to be lump free... got to be smooth and creamy for me.....
  9. Oatsosimple for me, being lazy and always in a rush
  10. Lost me there matey :bball: I just found it and sent. Only looked at the porridge thingy.
  11. Tesco value 1kg bag of oats 48p..... :w00t:

    Scots/Quaker 1kg box of oats £ 1-54p..... :threaten:

    ...same product so all that extra for packageing :pukel:
  12. Used to use brown sugar and milk... :thumright:
  14. Open porridge drawer, Cut large slice, give to dog , have some beans on toast. :w00t:
  15. Don't you mean sarnies on toast? :dwarf:

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