Porridge Quotes

Quotes tagged as "porridge" (showing 1-7 of 7)
Saki
“It follows that they never understood Reginald, who came down late to breakfast, and nibbled toast, and said disrespectful things about the universe. The family ate porridge, and believed in everything, even the weather forecast.”
Saki, The Complete Saki

William Ritter
“Commissioner Marlowe stood on the platform with his arms crossed as we disembarked. He had the cheerful demeanor of someone who has been beaten about the face all night with a sock full of porridge--only even more so than usual.”
William Ritter, Beastly Bones

Liz Braswell
“I want porridge!" she said, exasperated. "That's all. I wanted a bunny before and 'it' appeared, and now I want porridge. The way my aunts used to make it on cold mornings. Warm and buttery, with rich toasted acorns in it."
"Acorns? Really? That sounds... um... I mean, it's an interesting gastronomic choice."
She rolled her eyes. "We lived in the middle of a 'forest,' Royal Prince. It was what we had. And a real treat in the middle of winter."
Then she proceeded to ignore him.
She closed her eyes and cupped her hands. She prayed and wished and imagined and begged.
Phillip stayed politely silent- though he did look around, sigh a little, and do all sorts of other things to obviously fret over the passage of time.
She tried to call up the feel of the wooden bowl in her hands: it warmed almost like flesh where the wood was thin and the heat of her fingers and the hot porridge mingled. She summoned the smell, a mix of dairy and things of the earth and the tall green grass and the woods. Sometimes there was even a dollop of honey on top.
She thought so hard she felt like she had to go to the privy.
Her concentration faltered for a moment when she distractedly wondered if that ever happened to Maleficent when she was performing an incantation. But after a few seconds she was back in her dream of porridge.
Time passed...
"GOOD LORD!"
The smell in her head was giving to a real scent in her nose now, with even that faint, almost 'un'tasty burnt smell the acorns sometimes gave off.
She smiled and opened her eyes.
In her hands was a cracked wooden bowl full of porridge, just like she remembered.”
Liz Braswell, Once Upon a Dream

Lena Coakley
“Maria raised herself with difficulty. "Hush. I'm getting up. See?" She sat perched on the edge of the bed, breathing heavily. "And you will have my porridge thus morning. If you share it with Emil.”
Lena Coakley

“Such a careful chef would never have caused this disaster. And no one who makes such tasty porridge could be responsible for this disarray," she announced. "Whatever-after did you add to it?"
"Just a pinch of cinnamon, some of my favorite spices, and a little bit of cream." Rosabella was happy to share her cooking tips.
Momma Bear continued to smile, but when she thought Rosabella wasn't looking, she added some more honey. Rosabella laughed to herself. Momma Bear must have a sweet tooth.”
Perdita Finn, Ever After High: Once Upon a Twist: Rosabella and the Three Bears

Jonas Jonasson
“To think that Allan was going to enjoy one more breakfast in his life without porridge! That was good news indeed.”
Jonas Jonasson

Samir Machado de Machado
“Gabriela, traz o meu mingau!”
Samir Machado de Machado, Tupinilândia