Give this to me as a child and I would turn my nose up at it! We now have porage more or less every morning during the winter. Our sons weren't impressed by it, but the younger one liked it occasionally especially if he was desperately hungry! He even would make it himself when a teenager. I cook it in the microwave, I burn the bottom of the pan when making it in the saucepan! Start it the night before, but if not try and soak the porage for a least half and hour in a large bowl/jug in milk. (I make it with all milk).
For two people ~
Put one measuring cup of Porage Oats in a microwavable bowl/jug (about 3ozs). Cover with two cups milk (3 quarters of a pint) Either leave overnight in the fridge, or prepare about thirty minutes before cooking. Microwave for 5 minutes medium high power (I would experiment with your microwave timings because I found each microwave is different). This amount of time works for us. Add sugar one rounded tablespoon sugar. Add sugar to taste. I know you should have salt - never quite fancied that!! Do not add sugar before microwaving or the person who cooks it cleans the microwave!
I like mine with a little grated Nutmeg.