What’s Cooking? Breakfast Foods from Around the World

    Ever wonder what restaurants in other countries serve up for breakfast? We were curious to see if anything came close to our Denver breakfast, so check out our round up of morning cuisines from around the world.

     

    South India and Sri Lanka: Appam

    Appam (Image: Wikipedia.org)

    These bowl-shaped pancakes are made from rice batter and coconut milk and are typically served with a spicy sauce, honey or eggs.

     

    Japan: Nattō, Steamed Rice and Miso Soup

    Japan (Image: Myspace.com)

    This Japanese breakfast consists of nattō (fermented soy beans) served with steamed rice and a side of miso soup.

     

    France: Croissants, Tartines and Café au Lait 

    France (Image: Smithsonianjourneys.org)

    In France, breakfast is usually a small affair, with most people simply enjoying a variety of fresh breads and coffee.

     

    Egypt: Ful Medames

    Egypt (Image: SeriousEats.com)

    This Egyptian breakfast consists of fava beans mixed with garlic, onion, olive oil and lemon juice. It is usually served with a fried egg and pita bread.

     

    No matter where you are in the world, be sure to enjoy the popular breakfast dishes of the area. Because whether it’s the Dominican Republic, Denmark or the Mile High City of Denver, there’s always going to be a local tradition that’s delicious.