Archived Press Releases

2021 Joint 2nd Place- The Hebridean Baker- Coinneach McLeod

  • 9th October 2021
  • charlie

Baked Oat Alaska – The Recipe Honey, Oat & Raspberry Sponge 75g Butter 60g Soft Brown Sugar 25g Honey 1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence 1 Egg 80g Self Raising Flour 30g Oats 60g Raspberries Vanilla Pinhead Oat Ice Cream 75g Pinhead Oatmeal 1 cup of Granulated Sugar ¼ cup of Water 500g Vanilla Ice Cream   + […]

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2021 Joint 2nd Place Aaron Leung

  • 9th October 2021
  • charlie

History of dish:  My speciality dish is inspired by Omurice, a Japanese fusion cuisine that’s consist of an omelette over a bed of fried rice. The dish is usually topped with a sauce (usually ketchup, demi-glace, white sauce, etc.).  It is a popular dish commonly cooked in Japanese home and often found at western style diners […]

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Winner of the 2021 Virtual Spurtle

  • 9th October 2021
  • charlie

Arancini Arancini or Italian fried risotto balls made of oat risotto with mushrooms. I should say they are Italian inspired as in Italy they use rice for the recipe. Arancini is perfect to be made out of leftover risotto, but I love them as a snack and make them all the time 🙂 They are […]

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2021 Virtual Spurtle

  • 25th July 2021
  • charlie

2021 VIRTUAL SPURTLE We’re gathering pace…. Videos and entries for this year’s Virtual Spurtle competition are flooding in. In order to give everyone a fair chance we are extending the entry window until 31st August so get your thinking caps on and let us have your entry form (and recipe) as soon as you can and […]

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England take the double at the World Porridge Making Championships

Competitors from England have won the coveted World Porridge Making Champion title and Speciality Porridge Champion title after today’s World Porridge Making Championships in the Highland village of Carrbridge.   Lisa Williams, who runs a social enterprise and a community cafe for adults with learning disabilities in Trimley St Mary in Suffolk, was crowned World […]

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The burners are lit at the World Porridge-Making Championships in Carrbridge

Friday 11 October 2019 Competition is underway at the World Porridge-Making Championships, held in the Highland village of Carrbridge, with the inaugural contest for the Silver Spurtle held in front of a near capacity crowd. The Silver Spurtle, sponsored by Centurion Plumbing Services Ltd, follows the exact same rules as for the Golden Spurtle, but […]

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International line up for 26th annual World Porridge Making Championships

19 September 2019  Biggest ever international line up for 26th annual World Porridge Making Championships  With less than four weeks to go, the line-up has been announced for the 2019 World Porridge Making Championships which take place in Carrbridge, Inverness-shire on Saturday 12 October. This year’s contenders include porridge fans from 11 countries including Sweden, […]

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2019 Championship – Entries Open!

WORLD PORRIDGE MAKING CHAMPIONSHIP – CARRBRIDGE, 11 – 12 October 2019 The countdown for the 2019 World Porridge Making Championships, held at the Village Hall in the Highland Village of Carrbridge, is on. This year, for the first time, competition will be spread over two days. Friday’s ‘Silver Spurtle’ competition (11 October) is reserved for […]

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World Porridge Making Championships 2018 Results

Two Swedes jointly crowned World Porridge Making Champions and awarded the Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championships, 6th October 2018, Carrbridge, Highlands For the first time in its 25 year history The World Porridge Making Championships awarded the coveted Golden Spurtle trophy to two competitors, Calle Myrsell and Per Carlsson. The joint victors, who both […]

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2018 Young People Competitors

We are excited to announce the inclusion of Young People at the 25th World Porridge Making Championship, here are the competitors:

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2018 Competitors

We are delighted to introduce the 2018 competitors for the annual World Porridge Making Championships taking place in Carrbridge on Saturday 6 October at 10am  

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2017 Championship Results

Double Win for the Swedes in the 24th Annual World Porridge Making Championships
Competitors from Sweden have scored a double after winning the main and speciality titles at the 2017 World Porridge Making Championships.
Ellinor Persson took the coveted title of World Porridge Making Champion, with Per Carlsson taking the Speciality title.

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World Porridge Making Championships 2017 Winners