World Porridge Day - October 10
Tue Oct 10th

World Porridge Day

If you like hot cereal, you're going to love World Porridge Day. World Porridge Day, which is celebrated every October 10th, is the celebration of this delectable breakfast dish. It's also a day to raise concerns of child hunger.

When people think of porridge, most people think of oatmeal. However, there are other species of starchy plants that are used for porridge. These include rice, wheat, barley, corn, and buckwheat. Some porridge enthusiasts add milk to their porridge, while others are content with only water. Fresh fruit, especially blueberries or bananas, adds a sweet touch to the dish. Honey, peanut butter, nuts, raisins, baked apples and cinnamon, and even chocolate are all popular desserts to porridge.

Many health benefits are available to people who eat porridge regularly. Besides improving heart health, porridge made with whole grains provides a boost to bone mineral density and reduces the risk of diabetes. Eating porridge can even raise life expectancy. It's also a great meal because it makes you feel fuller for longer.

It's also inexpensive to make, along with the delectability and health benefits of porridge. So what are you waiting for? Make a hearty bowl of porridge and enjoy!

How to celebrate #worldporridgeday

Donate to Mary's Meals or The Hunger Project, since World Porridge Day is also a day to raise concerns for child hunger. If you can't contribute, host a porridge party to raise money for hungry children.

Making yourself a nice, warm bowl for breakfast is another great way to commemorate World Porridge Day. You could even have it for lunch or dinner.

Here is a great homemade porridge dish to try: Here's a great homemade porridge dish to try.


Pinhead oatmeal is 14 cup pinhead oatmeal and 14 cup pinhead oatmeal.

¼ cup medium oatmeal

½ cup whole milk

1 cup water

Pinch of salt

Toast the oats until they smell fresh by heating a frying pan over medium-high heat and toasting them until they smell delicious. Place the oats and milk in a medium saucepan along with the milk and water. Bring slowly to a boil. Stir often. Turn off the heat and simmer. Add the salt after five minutes. Simmer for another 5 minutes, stirring often until it is the right consistency. Cover and wait for five minutes. You can also add any delectable toppings of your choice.

Make sure it's not too hot when eating your porridge, please note. It's not too cold, but it's not too hot. It's just right!

With #WorldPorridgeDay, don't forget to share the day on social media with #WorldPorridgeDay.

The first world porridge day has a long tradition in the United States

On October 10th, 2009, the first World Porridge Day was held. In Argyll, Scotland, the day was launched as a way to raise funds for Mary's Meals. In developing countries, Mary's Meals provides food to starving children.

In conjunction with the World Porridge Making Championship, the World Porridge Day is held. The winner of the coveted "Golden Spurtle" trophy is named. Prizes have been given for the best traditional porridge, which is made of oatmeal, water, and salt. The best specialty porridge is also rewarded with a prize. In Carrbridge, Scotland, the competition is held.