This porridge of rice and water make for a great base for a host of other foods such as chicken, beef, fish and vegetables. In China, congee is usually served for breakfast, but works just as well as a comforting dinner or lunch. Try these recipes including traditional congee, rice congee with pork meatballs and vegetable congee with ginger.
This starchy dish is a great breakfast but, as these recipes note, can also be served later on during the day. Our favorites? Here, a selection of hearty porridge recipes, from cracked emmer and carrot porridge to mashed banana and whole-grain porridge.
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