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  • No matter where you're waking up around the world, a hearty breakfast is the best way to start the day.

  • From elaborate spreads to sweet and savory bites, here's what breakfast looks like around the world.

  • Breakfast in Morocco is all about simplicity, such as bread and egg dishes.

  • For those with the sweet tooth, sfenj is a popular doughnut-style treat.

  • It is eaten plain or soaked in honey.

  • Moroccan breakfast also doubles as teatime.

  • [The Mediterranean Region.]

  • Shakshuka is a common breakfast dish eaten throughout the Mediterranean and the Middle East.

  • The dish is made of eggs poached, baked or scrambled in a savory tomato based sauce, thought to have originated in Tunisia then spread to Israel and the surrounding region by Jewish immigrants.

  • In England, a full English breakfast means little room left on your plate.

  • Sometimes referred to as a "Fry-Up".

  • The plate features a sunny side-up fried egg, sausage, fried bread, bacon, beans and tomatoes, paired with a side of hot tea.

  • Some locals might even add on mushrooms, black pudding and potatoes for the ultimate English breakfast.

  • A traditional Japanese breakfast includes an array of savory bites.

  • It often consists of miso soup, fish and steamed rice.

  • Usually served with egg, natto, fermented soy beans mix of soy sauce and mustard, is also eaten in the breakfast set.

  • A Filipino breakfast starts with sour, sweet and savory flavors of "tapsilog."

  • Thin slices of beef tapa are served with a fried egg and garlic-fried rice.

  • The beef is often marinated in soy sauce, calamansi juice, vinegar, sugar and garlic.

  • While meals vary across the country, breakfast in the United States tends to include a few regular go-tos.

  • Americans enjoy chowing down on eggs, bacon, sausage and starchy sides like toast or pancakes.

  • This South Asian dish "halwa poori" is beloved by people in both India and Pakistan.

  • Poori, which is made out of wheat flour, is served deep fried with "shana masala"--a spicy chickpea curry--potato and sweet milk, and semolina-based confection called "Halva."

  • In Myanmar, sip on savory "mohinga soup."

  • This Burmese favorite is a rice noodle and fish soup with lemongrass, garlic and catfish.

  • It is considered to be the national dish of Myanmar.

  • Breakfast in Turkey is an elaborate spread known as "kahvalti", which is a Turkish word for breakfast.

  • It consists of fresh cheese's like Feta and Kashkaval, black and green olives, fresh-baked white bread, fruit preserves, honey sweet butter and plenty of brewed black tea serves in Turkish tea glasses.

  • Columbia changua is a hearty soup made of milk, water, scallions and eggs.

  • This soup is garnish with cilantro and topped with a piece of stale bread called calado, which softens in the changua.

  • In Bulgaria, banitsa is a traditional flaky pastry eaten for breakfast.

  • It is prepared by layering a mixture of whisked eggs and pieces of cheese between filo pastry, and then baked in an oven.

  • It can be eaten hot or cold.

  • Baked and saltfish is a classic breakfast dish in Guyana.

  • It consists of boiled salted codfish, sauteed with tomatoes, onions, garlic and pepper.

  • It is served with bake, a bread that is slightly sweet.

  • Breakfast in Mexico is not to be missed.

  • Chilaquiles is made up of fried corn tortillas soaked in red or green salsa, and topped with crema, cheese and onions.

  • Mangú is a popular dish served for breakfast in the Dominican Republic.

  • It is made up of boiled plantains that are mash with butter and served with fried eggs, Dominican salami and pickled onions.

  • "Mas huni" is a traditional breakfast dish in the Maldives.

  • Tuna is combined with minced chilies, finely chopped onions and freshly grated coconut.

  • It is eaten with Roshi flatbread.

No matter where you're waking up around the world, a hearty breakfast is the best way to start the day.

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What Breakfast Looks Like Around The World

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    Seraya posted on 2020/07/15
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