Hi All, does anyone know how much the porridge is at Café Nero? Thanks.
The price may vary depending on the branch.
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on 14-01-2017 12:00 PM - last edited on 14-01-2017 5:52 PM by Mav
Why buy porridge when it is SO simple to make.
per person : 1 cup of porridge oats (real ones not the instant [-Censored-]), 1 cup of water and 1/2cup of milk, pinch of salt to taste.
Add all together and stir continuously until thick (about 5 min), turn down/off and cover until ready to eat.
Had some this morning after walking the dog in the snow.
I tend to add sultana's to mine and extra salt as needed NO SWEETENER/honey/syrup etc.
Reminds me of when I was in hospital a couple of years ago, got porridge for breakfast and had to ask for salt, all the orderly said was "ahh a real Scotsman then", and the strange look I got in Dublin when I asked for salt for my porridge way back in the early 90's.
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Agree it is so easy, and quick, to make.
I like to add a sprinkle of cinnamon and occasionally some apple chunks.
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15-01-2017 10:53 AM - edited 15-01-2017 10:55 AM
Are you thinking of "Shredded Wheat" ? that certainly does look like ( and taste like ) straw !..
And according to this
The cereal, created in the US in the 1890s, has long been sold as good for the evolving British lifestyle. A newspaper advert in 1902 described it as "a relief from the monotony of everlasting porridge", while, by 1943, it was "an ideal food for all war workers".
I don't like Weetabix but do like Shredded Wheat, and have the Bitesize version with a few Frosties on top for the sugar.
Ordinary porridge oats with a bit of milk and a banana sliced into it makes quite a tasty cold breakfast. It has been claimed that oats play a part in lowering cholesterol, and the potassium in the banana could be good for your blood pressure.