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Porridge with oatmeal, photos and videos of the original recipe for an English breakfast!

Homemade porridge

Here's how to prepare the quick and easy recipe for oatmeal porridge at home, the classic English breakfast and full of nutrition.

Although it cannot be defined as exactly a light food, because it is a well-bodied dish, it is a very nutritious product . Oatmeal porridge is a classic English breakfast recipe. All over the world, it is known as a tasty compound made from oats, milk and water . This is the classic home base, offering itself to a variety of decorations .

To make it even richer, both in macronutrients and micronutrients, you can add fresh fruit and dried fruit, honey or yogurt and much more. This preparation is useful to fill up on energy and face the day in the best possible way. In particular, it is suitable for those who are attentive to a balanced diet and daily training.

Let's go prepare breakfast with our photo steps or the easy video recipe .

Homemade porridge
Homemade porridge

Preparing the recipe for porridge

Ingredients for porridge in a saucepan

1. To begin, pour the oat flakes into a saucepan. To these, add the water and then the milk. Ultimate with a pinch of salt and honey, quite fluid.

Cook porridge

2. Put on the stove and cook over low heat for about 3 minutes ; meanwhile, stir continuously with a spoon or spatula.
3. Continue to cook until everything appears homogeneous and creamy, a soft but not sticky compound must be created.
4. Once ready, switch off and leave to cool.

Cut banana into slices

5. In the meantime, prepare all the ingredients needed for the decoration. Wash and cut the fruit into pieces , such as banana and blueberries.

Serve and decorate porridge

6. Transfer the oat porridge base to the bowl. Decorate with the pieces of fresh fruit, with those of dried fruit (for example almonds) and with a spoonful of honey or maple syrup.

Variants in the decoration of porridge

As already mentioned, there are many ways you can decorate porridge. Among the widely used fruits, there are strawberries, which go well with flaked chocolate and white yogurt; chocolate also goes very well with berries . Among the spices and flavorings to use are cinnamon, cocoa or vanilla. As for dried fruit, besides almonds, the most popular ones are hazelnuts, walnuts, pistachios. Among others, ingredients full of nutritional properties such as chia seeds, pumpkin seeds or sesame are also very popular.


The original porridge recipe calls for this base, decorated each time in a different way – so use your imagination. The best advice is to consume it as soon as it is ready .

Also try the special taste of the bounty porridge .

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