by Kae Lani Palmisano for USA TODAY 10Best

Around the world in 10 international breakfasts

Tap to start

Enjoying breakfast is practically universal. But what breakfast is, exactly, varies across cultures.

Take a breakfast tour around the world with these ten meals!

England | Full English breakfast

Known as a “fry-up” or “a full Monty,” a full English breakfast features all manner of fried items, including eggs, bacon and sausages (also known as “bangers”).

Turkey | Turkish breakfast

This meal combines small plates featuring sharp and subtle cheeses, as well as savory pastries filled with meats. It's best enjoyed with tea and Turkish coffee.

Australia | Vegemite on toast

Vegemite is made from leftover brewers’ yeast. It's sticky and smooth like peanut butter but malty in flavor. It's best enjoyed spread over hot toast.

Asia | Congee

Congee is a rice porridge enjoyed in a variety of different ways throughout Asia, and even as far away as Portugal.

Germany | Frühstück

The centerpiece of the German Frühstück is brötchen, or bread rolls, which are served with meats, cheeses, spreads like jams, Nutella and honey, and a soft-boiled egg.

Israel | Shakshuka

This dish features an egg poached in a spiced tomato stew with bell peppers, onion and garlic.

Japan | Gohan and miso shiru

Gohan (steamed rice) and miso shiru, a soup made from fermented soybean paste, is served with a variety of fish, pickled vegetables and seasoned seaweed.

Egypt | Foul mudammas

Dried fava beans are stewed and mixed with vegetables and spices for this humble, vegan breakfast. Served hot, foul mudammas is traditionally eaten with pieces of pita.

Colombia | Changua

Eggs are poached in a broth of water, milk, green onions, and cilantro or parsley. Traditionally, the soup is served with an arepa that absorbs and is softened by the broth.

Ghana | Waakye

Rice is cooked with black eyed peas and either red millet leaves or sorghum leaves, which give the waakye its distinctive hue. It's often served with salads, meat and fish.

Read more at USA TODAY 10Best

Read the article
Read the article