Breakfast Around the World

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it keeps us heathy and sharp. But breakfast ingredients vary from place to place. In European countries like Italy, France, and Spain, the first meal of the day is a quick piece of bread or pastry and a strong coffee. In Korea, breakfast is an event that gather people around the table as much as dinner.

"Waakye" is a rice-and-beans dish you can find in the country whose capital is Accra. Can you name it?

Australian has a type food that is unique to the country and is eaten for breakfast as well as other meals and snacks. It's a paste-like spread made of seasoned, fermented brewer's yeast that you spread on toast or make a sandwich with. Do you know what it is?

This country's people usually add eggs and fruit to tocino (pork strips), tapa (jerk beef), and tuyo (dried, salted fish). Can you name the country, which is made up of over seven thousand islands?

A traditional Scottish breakfast is similar to the Full English, but it adds fruit pudding. It used to include something called haggis. Do you know what haggis are?

In China, the typical breakfasts vary widely, but there is a way of serving breakfast that is common all around the country. It involves small plates with lots of different foods. What's the name for it?

A breakfast dish common to Mexican farms has made its way across the border into the U.S. and beyond. Lightly fry a tortilla, then top with fried eggs, add beans, rice, and guacamole on the side and there you have it. Can you name this dish?

The croissant is a favorite of many. Although it was likely created in Austria, it is typical for breakfast in another European country. Can you name it? Merci!

Bavarians, Poles, Hungarians and Viennese are very lucky. They have a special meal rarely found elsewhere. Do know what it's called in English?

In the mid-1700s, the English created what has become a standard template for a morning meal. By the 1950s, it was quite widespread throughout the country. What ingredient is NOT part of what is referred to as a traditional "The Full English"?