National World Porridge Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: October 10, 2017 is National World Porridge Day.

World Porridge Day

The goal of Porridge Day would be to raise money for non profit organizations (mainly Mary’s Foods) who provide healthy daily foods and education to depriving children in developing nations.

Porridge the donkey backs World Porridge Day
Porridge the donkey backs World Porridge Day

This Saturday is World Porridge Day - and brings the chance to put the spotlight on a good cause, as well as an excuse to celebrate one of Scotland's favourite dishes. It marks a global initiative that raises awareness about the work being done here to ...

World Porridge Day: A traditional breakfast
World Porridge Day: A traditional breakfast

But that has changed, as this traditional Scottish breakfast is now appearing on five-star menus up and down the country and is rumoured to be the essential morning start for everyone from Madonna and Nicole Kidman to Nigella Lawson and Bill Gates.

World Porridge Day aims to give a health start to 690000 schoolchildren in Malawi
World Porridge Day aims to give a health start to 690000 schoolchildren in Malawi

Porridge, the best breakfast! What could be cosier than a big bowl of hot oats topped with seasonal fruit to start these chilly autumn mornings? And as today is officially World Porridge Day there is no excuse not to tuck in. World Porridge Day (WPD ...

Oats amaze: Celebrate World Porridge Day at the London Porridge Championships
Oats amaze: Celebrate World Porridge Day at the London Porridge Championships

Unless you have the willpower of a buddhist monk and choose porridge over a fry-up when you go out for breakfast, chances are you probably make your own porridge. It's a highly subjective breakfast. Milk, water or cream? Sweet or savoury? Fruit, nuts ...

Stirring win at World Porridge Making Championships
Stirring win at World Porridge Making Championships

The competition precedes World Porridge Day, an international day to celebrate the breakfast favourite. Porridge-themed fundraising events will take place across Scotland in aid of Mary's Meals, a charity which helps to feed more than 500,000 of the ...

Pimp your porridge: the best oat recipes for a healthy breakfast
Pimp your porridge: the best oat recipes for a healthy breakfast

Gone are the days of gruel. Porridge is not just a sachet of Quaker Oats any more, nor a half-filled pot of watery oaty soup, but instead, a chance to get inventive and experimental. The #oats feed on Instagram is a thing of pure beauty, with 980,369 ...

Princethorpe College students eat porridge to help impoverished children
Princethorpe College students eat porridge to help impoverished children

Princethorpe College pupils have supported World Porridge Day to help children in the poorest countries of the world. They raised money for the charity Mary's Meals which aims to provide a daily meal in a place of education to chronically impoverished ...

World porridge-making title restored to Scotland
World porridge-making title restored to Scotland

Today's competition took place on the same day as the second World Porridge Day, aimed at raising money for hungry children in some of the world's poorest countries. People all over the globe were being encouraged to tuck into a bowl of porridge to ...

October 10, 2017 is also World Egg Day