Good sleep and protection against aging: 10 reasons to cook porridge today
And also three recipes for every taste, which can easily become your trademark!
Today is World Porridge Day. The holiday was initiated by the organizers of the International Porridge Making Championship, which has been held annually in Carrbridge (Scotland) since 1994. At the championship, porridge fans from all over the world compete in cooking oatmeal in the water with salt, which is a traditional Scotch dish, and for fans of experiments, there is a separate nomination for the best variation of oatmeal. For example, in 2020, the main prize, Golden Spurtle, a gilded porridge mixer, went to Chris Young from Perthshire (Scotland) for the recipe Crunch sa Bheul, the author's version of croquembouche dessert made of oatmeal, sugar, and butter, soaked in cream and caramel.
Porridge is the basis of the diet of not only Scots. Porridge, or rather the grains from which it's cooked, is one of the simplest and most common dishes in the world. Oatmeal, rice, buckwheat, pearl barley, corn, barley, millet. This list can go on for a long time. Porridge, if you know how to cook it, will never get bored. After all, every day you can take a new kind of grain or diversify it with various additives, meat, sauces, vegetables, mushrooms, fruits, and nuts, each time getting a new dish with an interesting taste. And porridge is a solution for other issues as well. After all…