What Do People Have for Breakfast in These 25 Countries?

The most important meal of the day is breakfast. In this fast-paced world, a lot of people tend to skip breakfast just to avoid being late for work! But when you think about it, what people have for breakfast has a lot to say about their country’s culture.

So despite the fact that a lot of us tend to miss breakfast, here’s a look at what other people from all over the world are having for breakfast. Who knows, this might inspire you not to miss the day’s most important meal!

United States: Eggs, pancakes, and bacon. Or if they’re in rush, it’s usually just cereal!


Turkey: A LOT! Bread, cheese, butter, olives, eggs, tomatoes, cucumbers, jam, honey, kaymac (clotted cream), sucuk (spicy Turkish sausage), and Turkish tea.


Mexico: Chilaquiles (tortilla chips submerged in spicy sauce) with fried egg and topings like avocado.


Russia: Sirniki (baked farmer’s cheese pancakes), or oatmeal and rye bread.


Portugal: Stuffed croissants or bread with jam and cheese, with coffee.


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