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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 a 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.

  • Nattofermented soy beansmixed with 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 chana masala⏤a spicy chickpea currypotato, 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 cheeses 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 garnished 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.

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

  • It consists of boiled salted codfish sautéed 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 mashed 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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