Porridge, for a breakfast full of imagination and flavour – Italian cuisine reinvented by Gordon Ramsay

What’s better than a good one porridge a breakfast? We all know it: it’s good to start with a nutritious meal to have the adequate fuel to get to the middle of the day without feeling hungry again. Of Anglo-Saxon tradition, this dish includes a oat soup at the base, then seasoned with ingredients of your choice, according to your taste. We provide you with the below basic recipe plus some suggestions for a fancy porridge. Then in our gallery you will find some tips for variations on the theme which can help adapt the recipe to your needs.

How to make porridge: the basic recipe

The ingredients

  • 40 g of oat flakes
  • water or milk to taste


  1. Take a saucepan or saucepan and pour the oat flakes into it, covering them with water or milk.
  2. Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes, until the oats thicken.
  3. The porridge base is ready: place it in a bowl and now let your imagination run wild with the garnishes!

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English porridge

Get 1 handful of raisins, 1 tablespoon of chopped almonds, 1 tablespoon of chopped hazelnuts and 2 tablespoons of yogurt of the flavor you prefer. Once the porridge is ready, add these ingredients and mix well.

Porridge with red fruits

This recipe is a bomb of antioxidants. To the basic recipe, add 1 tablespoon of maple syrup, 2 tablespoons of mixed berries (blackberries, raspberries, blueberries) and chocolate chips to taste. Delicious, but healthy!

Porridge banana split style

Add 1 tablespoon of chia seeds, 1 diced banana and 1 tablespoon of bitter cocoa to the basic porridge. A slightly revisited banana split, but excellent for starting the day on the right foot.

Porridge with dried fruit

To the basic porridge, add an apple cut into pieces during cooking and your favorite chopped dried fruit (whether walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, cashews…). Once ready, serve it in a bowl. You won’t be able to do without it anymore.

Savory porridge with eggs and rocket

To do the savory porridge you need an egg and arugula. First you need to toast the oat flakes in a pan with extra virgin olive oil and a pinch of salt. Then, once this operation has been done, cook the oats in the saucepan with the water as per the basic recipe. In the meantime, cook the egg in the pan (fried or poached) and cut the rocket. As soon as the porridge is ready, serve it in the bowl with the egg and rocket placed on top. And enjoy your meal.

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