Everyone knows that porridge is good for you, but sometimes health tastes a little boring. The Grain Store's seasonally flavoured porridge is basically dessert for breakfast where apples cooked with cinnamon are married with rhubarb and is topped off with orange yoghurt and oreo crumbs.
Don’t fall into the trap of underestimating the humble bowl of oats. Melbourne cafés are dressing their designer porridges with the likes of burnt maple, cacao nibs and freeze-dried fruits; with bases ranging from steel-cut oats to quinoa and polenta.
In no particular order, here are Melbourne's best porridges, as judged by Time Out.