500ml water (or a generous pint)
85g (3oz) pinhead (medium) oatmeal
1. Bring the water and oatmeal to the boil in a 2 litre AGA saucepan whilst whisking and then simmer on the simmering plate for 3 minutes. Cover.
2. Transfer to the oven grid shelf on the floor of the simmering oven and leave overnight, about 6-7 hours. In the morning take the pan from the oven and stir well, serve with apricot conserve, fruit compote, molasses, brown sugar or your favourite topping.
Hotplate AGA Oatmeal Porridge:
Use the recipe above, bring the water and oatmeal to the boil whilst whisking and simmer on the simmering plate for 5-8 minutes, until the oatmeal is swollen. Serve as above.