Make the wholesome, simple breakfast.


  • 100 g oatmeal
  • 550 ml water or milk
  • pinch of salt


  • Use a thick- based saucepan and bring the water to the boil, adding salt.
  • Then sprinkle the oatmeal on top of the liquid and stir all the time until the porridge thickens, cover with a lid and simmer for approximately 20 minutes.
  • If you have an Aga this does brilliantly in the simmering oven overnight so that it is ready to eat in the morning.
  • In that case, use only 450 ml of water/milk and put into the Aga as soon as the porridge has thickened.
  • You may serve this with either milk or yoghurt, and stewed fruit. It is also delicious with a little cream!

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