Food glossary



Oatbran is a medium textured, pure cereal made from the outer layer of oats. Mornflake Original Oatbran is available from Waitrose. High in fibre, with no additives, it is a healthy natural food. Oatmeal, which has a finer texture, can be used instead of oatbran.

Uses: Oatbran is a versatile ingredient and can be used in a variety of sweet and savoury dishes. It can be made into porridge, added to muffin or bread mixtures. Add it to yogurt and fruit, sprinkle it on cereal or add it to soups, stews or casseroles as a thickener. Oatbran is included in the traditional spiced Yorkshire cake, parkin.

To store: Keep in a cool, dry place and use by the best before date.