An army cook has won the Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championship in Carrbridge, Strathspey.
Sgt MacLeod makes porridge for troops on a daily basis
Sergeant Coleen Hayward MacLeod, originally from Stornoway, Western Isles, has served in the armed forces for 18 years.
She is in charge of making porridge on a daily basis for up to 400 troops from the 1st Royal Irish Regiment stationed at Fort George, near Inverness.
Sgt MacLeod said she had not expected to win.
She said: "There was some very strong competition and a lot of very good professional chefs taking part in the championship.
"I just didn't expect to do so well."