A classic French breakfast often includes a buttery croissant or pain au chocolat, accompanied by a strong cup of coffee or hot chocolate.
A traditional Japanese breakfast typically consists of steamed rice, miso soup, grilled fish, pickled vegetables, and sometimes a small serving of natto (fermented soybeans).
Chilaquiles are a popular Mexican breakfast dish made from fried tortilla chips simmered in red or green salsa, topped with cheese, cream, and often served with fried or scrambled eggs.
In South India, a favorite breakfast is the masala dosa—a thin, crispy fermented rice and lentil crepe filled with spiced mashed potatoes, served with coconut chutney and sambar (a lentil-based stew).
Pancakes served with maple syrup and crispy bacon are a classic American breakfast choice. Variations include waffles and French toast.
Menemen is a Turkish breakfast dish made with scrambled eggs cooked with tomatoes, green peppers, and spices like red pepper flakes and ground black pepper, often served with feta cheese and bread.
Ful medames is a hearty Egyptian breakfast made from fava beans cooked with olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, and various spices, often topped with chopped tomatoes, onions, and hard-boiled eggs.
The traditional English breakfast is a hearty affair, featuring items such as fried or scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, baked beans, grilled tomatoes, black pudding, and toast or fried bread.