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Porridge from A Girl and Her Pig: Recipes and Stories by April Bloomfield

  • rolled oats
  • milk
  • steel-cut oats
  • Maldon salt

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Notes about this recipe

  • eliza on April 20, 2016

    This recipe is basically half and half milk and water and also steel cut and rolled oats; I only add a pinch of salt. I love the texture of this. Can be made ahead and heated as needed in the microwave, and milk to water ratio can be adjusted.

  • stockholm28 on April 16, 2016

    I've never loved oatmeal; it is just something that I tolerate from time to time. The only way I generally eat oatmeal is if I have lots of toppings to disguise the mush. This porridge was delicious. I thought it would be too salty. It wasn't because the sugar really balanced it out. It reminded me of an oatmeal cookie. I think April has converted me to a porridge fan.

  • Melanie on March 08, 2014

    I agree that the salt is too much - next time I will cut back on it. However, the recipe is otherwise pretty perfect - I loved the taste and textures.

  • FJT on February 20, 2014

    I like a bit of salt in my porridge but this was way too much (and yes, I used maldon). Loved the texture of the porridge, but will be cutting back on salt next time.

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Reviews about this recipe

  • Amateur Gourmet

    ...salt the oats while they cook so that when they’re done, you balance it out with brown sugar and create this incredibly lively salty sweet oatmeal combination that dazzles your tastebuds.

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