Porridge is a British breakfast staple. In its simplest form, it consists of just oats and water or milk. These are heated in a pan, or microwave, until the oats are soft and creamy. There are many schools of thought about the oats, milk and water ratio, as well as additional ingredients like salt, sugar and syrup. We have easy recipes to show you how to make perfect porridge, and plenty of ideas for toppings such as berries, banana and nuts.