Friday, 27 November 2009

if you like porridge, you'll love this...

Porridge Championships
to be held on at Giraffe restaurant on London`s Southbank on Saturday 28 November

Who will be crowned London`s porridge champion, prince or princess?
This Saturday (28th October) as part of their annual porridge extravaganza, seriously fruity cereal maker Rude Health is holding a freestyle gourmet porridge contest for adults and for children. Contestants have been whittled down over the past few weeks and on Saturday the finalists will battle for the title of London`s porridge champion whilst slaving over a bubbling saucepan of rolled oats. Weird and wonderful concoctions are anticipated.

In addition to the competition, the reigning World Porridge Champion - Anna Louise Batchelor - will be demonstrating the dish that clinched her the speciality category at the Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championships - SPOTTED DICK PORRIDGE PUDDING.

The making of the sexiest, gourmet porridge will be filmed and posted online at

Date: 28 November 2009
Timings: 10 - 12 am
Childrens Prizes will be handed out at 10.25 am
Adult Prizes will be handed out at 11.30 am
Event: Rude Health Porridge Championships
Location: Giraffe restaurant South Bank, 1 More London Riverside, London SE1 8XX /


Sarah, Maison Cupcake said...

When I first read this I thought it was a porridge EATING contest like you see in movies!

scandilicious said...

Really sad I missed this - I LOVE PORRIDGE! Was cooking at the Underground Restaurant that night but still. LOVE. PORRIDGE.

Did you go Helen?

Browners said...

Damn it. I can't believe we've missed this. Cowie would have cleaned up at this event!

aforkfulofspaghetti said...

Sarah - I think there was plenty of porridge to be sampled by the crowds...

Sig - no, I didn't (was looking after Dad). Really wanted to go, though, and woudl have entered recipe v similar to the winner's, strangely enough

Browners - next year... ;)

Jason said...

Can't believe I missed this! :(