Do you know whether some sort of automatic porridge cooker exist?
I saw in Germany a water-cooker that was quite cool -- but I would like to automate it. My quest -family said that they could cook porridge for the morning by leaving it on the evening to the stove. I however don't know the English word for the water-cooker, ideas?
@hhh I wouldn't cook anything but water in an electric kettle. First, they have electric contacts on the bottom, which shouldn't get wet. So, you can't clean them easily. Second, they have a very hot heater very close to the bottom, so you are likely to burn the porridge terribly.
You will need hours for a bain marie to reach 100°C (or almost reach, it closes on it asymptomatycally). Nothing for an easy breakfast. A pot directly on the stove is better, but as I read the question, hhh is asking for some even easier way.
@Cerberus Because you have heat losses from the water to the container and from the container to the porridge. It depends on the amount of water and porridge and the container material, of course. But I have stirred egg foam for about 40 minutes in a (glass) bain marie full of cooking water without it getting to 72°C (I had a thermometer inside).
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