Porridge with Cream

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Real Irish Food

By David Bowers

Published 2014

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We love oats in Ireland; they’re an ancient food, and the scholarly monks who once inhabited all the ruined abbeys that still dot this island regularly ate oats with milk or cream: it must be brain food. Pinhead oatmeal is what we call those tough little nubs of oats that you can buy in cans in Ireland and often in upmarket grocery stores in the United States. If you’ve merely boiled it according to package instructions and been unimpressed, try it the old-fashioned Irish way: Soak it overn