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Did you request a bowl of porridge which they said would take five minutes but for which you are still waiting? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Many long-distance runners find a bowl of porridge consumed two to three hours before a long run is ideal. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Make porridge or eggs. The Sun (2017)The rise of social media has led to people seeing a picture of a beautiful cup of coffee or bowl of porridge and saying:'I want that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What did he think of the snail porridge? Times, Sunday Times (2007) Make porridge according to pack instructions and serve topped with the fruit of your choice. The Sun (2013)Fresh oatmeal porridge flavoured with chopped dried fruit is very satisfying. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)Add fruit on top of cereals or porridge. The Sun (2014) Porridge with skimmed milk and dried apricots. The Sun (2010)All that snail porridge has meant sacrificing family life. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Make up a hearty bowl of porridge using skimmed milk and drink a glass of fruit juice. The Sun (2007) Make porridge with 30g oats and skimmed milk from daily milk allowance. The Sun (2012)For a comfort fix, make yourself a bowl of oatmeal porridge with honey. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)She keeps dairy to a minimum, with skimmed milk on the porridge and in her tea. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Take one celebrity chef, famous for his wacky dishes such as snail porridge and bacon and egg ice cream. The Sun (2009) Make me more porridge, please! The Tales of Beatrix Potter (1930)Does it include snail porridge? Times, Sunday Times (2012)I have porridge, cereal and fruit smoothies. The Sun (2013)Then I polish my clay stove and light the fire to make porridge. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A banana and yoghurt, a small bowl of porridge or a cereal bar will all do the trick. The Sun (2011)It's as warm as thick porridge, but with enough pace and puzzlement to grip. Times, Sunday Times (2008)At the River Café my soup was as thick as porridge. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He made me porridge, had cereal himself, then said goodbye and headed off. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Power porridge Make your own porridge with whole rolled oats and 200ml of soya or rice milk. The Sun (2011)This is OK, but not a patch on snail porridge. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I make mine the consistency of thick porridge, just thick enough so it can hold its shape on a tray and won't spread. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: porridge /ˈpɒrɪdʒ/ NOUN
Porridge is a thick sticky food made from oats cooked in water or milk and eaten hot, especially for breakfast.
- American English: oatmeal breakfast food
- Arabic: عَصِيدَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: mingau aveia
- Chinese: 麦片粥
- Croatian: w
- Czech: ovesná kaše
- Danish: grød
- Dutch: havermoutpap
- European Spanish: gachas
- Finnish: puuro
- French: flocons d’avoine
- German: Haferbrei
- Greek: πόριτζ
- Italian: porridge
- Japanese: ポリッジ
- Korean: 포리지
- Norwegian: grøt
- Polish: kasza owsiana
- European Portuguese: papa aveia
- Romanian: terci
- Russian: овсяная каша
- Spanish: mazamorra
- Swedish: gröt
- Thai: อาหารเช้าที่ทำจากข้าวโอ๊ตที่ใส่น้ำหรือนม
- Turkish: yulaf ezmesi
- Ukrainian: каша
- Vietnamese: cháo
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