Porridge is the typical English breakfast recipe; easy and quick: a sweet oatmeal soup to start the day with the right boost of energy! Oat flakes are cooked in water, milk, and honey until creamy. This base can be enriched every time with different ingredients such as yogurt, fresh fruit, dried fruit, chocolate, coconut, or jam, or with vegetables and eggs for a savory porridge. A complete and genuine food with which to sweeten the awakening and stock up on nutrients, essential for the well-being of adults and children, workers, and students. Customize the recipe to your liking, perhaps also trying variations like apple and hazelnut porridge or blueberry and pistachio porridge, and enjoy a different version every day! After all, breakfast is or is not the most important meal of the day?
Ingredients for Porridge
– Oat flakes 160g
– Whole milk 200g
– Water 160g
– Wildflower honey 1 tablespoon
– Fine salt q.b.
Calories for Porridge
Preparation: 10 min
Cooking: 5 min
To prepare the porridge, pour the oat flakes, water, and milk into a saucepan. Add the salt and honey, then cook over low heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring with a spoon or whisk. You should obtain a soft and creamy consistency, not lumpy.
Meanwhile, prepare the garnishing ingredients: you can use strawberries, kiwi, chocolate, almonds, yogurt, honey, jam, etc… We propose this version: pour the porridge into bowls and decorate with yogurt and strawberries.
Enrich with maple syrup and dark chocolate flakes. Alternatively, you can opt for a version with berries and dark chocolate flakes, or with kiwi, almonds, raspberry jam, and honey. Let yourself be guided by fantasy and taste your porridge right away!
It is recommended to consume the porridge as soon as it is ready.
If you prefer a creamy porridge, it is better to choose extra-fine oat flakes, like those used in this recipe. Whole oat flakes give a more rustic consistency to the porridge, but in this case, it is advisable to soak them overnight.
You can omit honey or substitute it with sugar or maple syrup, depending on the desired sweetness level.
Cow’s milk can be replaced with oat milk or any other plant-based milk of your choice.
You can vary the proportion between water and milk to achieve a result closer to your taste!