Peaches & Cream Porridge

The word “porridge” is often used in culinary terms to reference oat porridge or oatmeal, which is a popular food eaten for breakfast. It can consist of salt, sugar, fruit, milk, cream or butter and spices.

Other grains used can include rice, wheat, barley, corn, triticale, and bucket wheat.

Porridge is a prepared food eaten in many cultures around the world as a common snack.

A few examples include:

  1. Mexico – Maize porridge made of corn flour in water or milk
  2. Caribbean – Cornmeal porridge made of a blend of fine semolina, all spice, sugar, milk or water
  3. Northern China – Foxtail millet porridge
  4. Nigeria – Porridge made from pearl millet
  5. Middle Eastern – millet porridge, seasoned with cumin and honey

A porridge can also be a savory dish. Oats mixed with spices, meat or vegetables.

Porridge is a delicious and versatile meal that you can enjoy any time of the day. Breakfast, lunch, brunch, or dinner.

Peaches & Cream Porridge

1 cup quick oats

1 1/2 cups water

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

3/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

3 tablespoons sugar

1/2 cup chopped peaches

3 tablespoons chopped pecans

1/2 cup heavy cream

Place a medium sauce pan over medium-high heat. Add butter and melt. Next add water and oats. Stir to mix and let mixture come to a soft boil. Occasionally stirring.

Next add cinnamon, vanilla and sugar. Stir in till mixed.

Ladle porridge into two bowls. Top each bowl with peaches, pecans and cream.

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