Porridge with Star Anise and Honey Oranges
Step 1: Peel the oranges and using a sharp knife, thinly slice and place in a bowl to one side.
Step 2: Place the orange juice, cloves, honey, lemon thyme sprig, star anise and cinnamon stick in a saucepan and bring to a boil over a medium heat.
Step 3: Pour the mixture over the sliced oranges reserving half a cup. Cover and allow to cool in the syrup for at least 1 hour.
Step 4: To make the porridge, place the oats, cinnamon, orange zest, half a cup of the honey syrup from the oranges and milk into a medium sized pot.
Step 5: Cook over a gentle heat until the porridge boils and thickens, stirring constantly. Stir through the nut brown butter (optional) and once cooked, divide the porridge between four bowls.
Step 6: Remove the orange slices from the cooking syrup, place on top of the porridge, top with lemon thyme leaves and drizzle with honey to serve.