Hi everyone. I resisted posting this because I was afraid you might think me lazy. But I have to say, I was kind of intrigued with the regional differences in the concept of breakfast. While Todd and I might not make congee on a regular basis (ever really, let’s be honest), sometimes reading about or tasting new things can be the inspiration that leads to interesting developments in your own kitchen. Hope you like this post.
Up until recent times, breakfast was not considered “the most important meal of the day,” and was rather a lackluster meal consisting of not much more than bread and a hot drink to “break the fast” of not eating since the night before. We really have the British Empire to thank for the large quantities of delicious and often fatty foods that make up our modern breakfasts.
Breakfast — as the world knows it today — is very reflective of “the Full English Breakfast” and usually contains toasted bread, eggs, and an assortment of meats. Even though much of the world is now eating their own versions of the English and American breakfasts, each country has their own local and traditional breakfast items and dishes. Here are some of the best traditional breakfast food dishes from around the world:
Full English Breakfast — United Kingdom
A heavy and often greasy…
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