Porridge is a specialty in the Caribbean. It is a dish made by boiling ground, crushed or chopped starchy plants or grains in water and/or milk, with various flavorings plus sugar, honey or sweet condensed milk. It’s usually served hot in a bowl. Some of the grains used for porridge include semolina, oat, rice, wheat, barley, corn and buckwheat. Many types of porridge have their own names, for example cornmeal/polenta, grits and kasha.