Saturday, September 26, 2009

Current favourite weekend brekkie

One my of my favourite Saturday morning treats, is to have a long leisurely home cooked breakfast. Which is a nice change from weekend breakfasts of cold cereal and milk or a couple slices of bread and nutella eaten hurriedly... or on the g if we are really running late (which happens most of the time).

Besides the classic eggs and toast, which I sometimes try to jazz up in the frying pan, or in the oven, or sandwich them in between muffins... lately I've been enjoying a big bowl of oats porridge, drizzled with honey and sprinkled with raisins on top.


I don't like to use the instant oats packets, but I like to use original rolled oats, as it ends up with more texture and bite.

Just boil about a three quarter cup of rolled oats in about one a half cups of milk or water, or a mixture of both. Keep stiring it while is bubbles and cooks so it doesn't stick t the bottom of the pan. Enjoy with honey or sme sugar, and you can add any toppings, like raisins, bananas, strawberries, nuts.

Definitely one of my favourite winter morning treats. But this is one treat I must enjoy alone as hubby doesn't like oats.

5 comments:

  1. ever tried oatmeal with stewed-prunes? it was so yummy i can never go back to dried prunes anymore! creamy, sweet, winy.

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  2. What's a winy?

    I've never had stewed prunes before. It doesn't sound like the most appealing thing, but I trust your taste.

    My hubs likes prunes, so maybe I should pop some in his oatmeal next time!

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  3. winy as in it taste like sweet wine, =) (should have checked whether it is an actual word) creamy, fruity, and very deep.

    i was skeptical at first, but curious. so i tried it with this recipe:

    http://orangette.blogspot.com/2005/10/semantics-of-stewing.html

    but decided to decrease the amount of orange peel and cinnamon to my taste.

    hubby does not like prunes. so, i cook it only when the sisters visit.

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  4. Thanks for sharing the recipe. The narration on that page is enough to make any skeptic want to attempt stewing prunes!

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  5. Molly (the writer of the blog) has a very good sense for food. her classic carrot cake (minus the nuts and cream cheese frosting) and renditions of French yogurt cakes are staples in our house.

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