This healthy recipe, for starting the day, could not be simpler and is served at Ballymaloe House on our breakfast buffet everyday.
Apples may be replaced with seasonal fruits such as loganberries, raspberries and strawberries depending on the time of year and what is available in our walled garden.
45g (1 1/2 oz, 1/2 cup) oatmeal
120ml (4fl oz, 1/2 cup) water
2 Apples, grated
2 Teaspoons of honey
Squeeze of lemon
Dark brown sugar
Soak the oatmeal inthe water for 10 - 15 minutes. Just before serving, grate the apples and mix with the oatmeal, honey and a squeeze of lemon Juice. Serve with dark brown sugar and cream.