MacNean porridge with Irish Mist and honey

Porridge is one of our most popular breakfasts in the restaurant, and this recipe goes down a treat. On cold winter mornings, it gets you off to a good start and takes no more than 10 minutes to prepare.


  • 100 g (4oz) porridge oats (organic if possible)
  • 300 ml (1/2 pint) whole-fat milk (plus extra if necessary)
  • 4 dsp clear honey
  • 4 dsp irish mist
  • 150 ml (1/4 pint) cream (optional)


  1. Simmer the porridge oats and milk together in a saucepan for 8-10 minutes, until the mixture is slightly thickened, stirring all the time. It is important that the porridge has a nice soft dropping consistency so add a little more milk if you think that it needs it.
  2. To serve, spoon the porridge into warmed bowls. Drizzle each one with some honey and Irish mist and finally, serve with cream if you wish.


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