They say you cannot skip breakfast if you want a healthy lifestyle and they are absolutely right. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and having a healthy one is as important as having it at all. Breakfast varies from home to home, let alone countries. It's not the same anywhere but there is always one thing common about it, it's scrumptious.
So, let's take a look at 10 breakfast dishes from around the world.
Source: Goya Foods
Let's start off with Mexico, Mexican breakfast is different in each part of the country but usually, Huevos Rancheros is a common dish eaten for breakfast. It consists of fried tortillas, topped with salsa (red or green) fried egg, onions and avocados (talk about mouth-watering).
Source: Tasting Table
Mohinga is a common breakfast item in Myanmar and is considered to be their national dish too. It comprises of fish soup, rice noodles, fish sauce and lots of vegetables and chickpea flour topped with spices. Although the traditional recipe is found in the south of Myanmar, the other regions have the same standard recipe with varying vegetables.
3. United Kingdom
Source: Allrecipes UK
English breakfast with no space left on the plate. This plate consists of crispy bacon, fried eggs, baked beans, tossed tomatoes, sausage, and fried mushrooms complete with English tea. Quite a lot to take in, isn't it?
4. United States
Source: List Challenges
There are so many dishes consumed as breakfast in the U.S but coffee stands out as the most common drink to start off the day. Pancakes are a staple for the ones with a sweet tooth, for the ones who prefer savoury, it's bacon and fried eggs. Fruits are an additional topping on the pancakes.
Japanese eat a simple breakfast. Boiled rice, fermented beans and little fish on top would be a staple. Although there are many other dishes consumed across Japan, this is a traditional breakfast.
Source: Cooking The Globe
Now Turkish breakfasts are very elaborate, they eat bread, cheese, tomatoes, flavoured olives, homemade jam, fried eggs and Turkish salami. Not to forget the very famous Turkish black tea.
Indian breakfast is immensely diverse. It is different in each state but most commonly there are a few breakfast dishes, puri (fried bread) and chole (chickpea curry) and halwa in North India and the upma the savoury version of halwa in South India. No breakfast is complete without tea in India.
A typical Aussie breakfast contains one thing for sure Vegemite (a jam made of brewers yeast) that is put on bread and the rest resembles an English breakfast.
Italian breakfast is extremely simple. A latte and a croissant (chocolate filled puff pastry shaped into a half moon) is a very common dish in Italy. Baguette and eggs are also popularly consumed for breakfast.
Source: Real Simple
Breakfast in Spain is definitely sweet. Churros are long crispy confections that are either sprinkled by powdered sugar or dunked in hot chocolate but most times both.
These were a few of the most popular breakfasts from around the world, which one is your favourite breakfast item?