Fires blazed in the dugouts,'' wrote the elder MacKinlay, remembering the meals of hot tea with ''bully beef stew'' and oatmeal porridge
, served ''without milk unless you scrounged a can of condensed.
YOU BELIEVE you have ensured good health by eating home cooked food: Pasta with fresh tomatoes, oatmeal porridge
and fresh chicken instead of the ' ready- to- eat' kind.
The breakfast menu is so extensive that it is difficult to know what to plump for each morning from a choice of fresh fruits, yoghurts, Danish pastries, cold meats, cheeses, locally-baked bread, cereals, oatmeal porridge
, kippers, haddock, boiled eggs and the perennially popular full English.
Large bowl of oatmeal porridge
made with skimmed milk topped with a sliced banana and a sprinkling of flax seeds
The French firm first introduced their No VAT campaign last year and, while Gordon Brown might have choked on his oatmeal porridge
, it went down a storm with car buyers.