Breakfast foods vary widely from place to place, but often include a carbohydrate such as grains or cereals, fruit and/or vegetables, a protein food such as eggs, meat or fish, and a beverage such as tea, coffee or fruit juice. Coffee, tea, juice, breakfast cereals, pancakes, sausages, bacon, sweet breads, fresh fruit, vegetables, eggs, mushrooms, black pudding, baked beans, muffins, crumpets and toast with butter or margarine and/or jam or marmalade are common examples of breakfast foods, though a large range of preparations and ingredients are associated with breakfast globally.
Parathas are a bread dish originating from the Indian subcontinent; one of the most popular breakfast dishes throughout western, central and northern regions of India as well as in Pakistan. This recipe uses the most popular filling – Potatoes. Aloo Parathas are perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch.
A very common recipe among the Pennsylvania Dutch, it is often eaten as a breakfast item, but they are also a very common dessert item after meals. It’s also popular to eat them with ice cream or in milk.
Biksemad is a very traditional Danish dish and one that merchant sailors love to make when they come off night watch and want a quick easy hot meal. It is so simple and a great recipe for re-cycling left over roasts etc.
Champorado is a sweet chocolate rice porridge in Philippine cuisine. It is traditionally made by boiling sticky rice with cocoa powder, giving it a distinctly brown colour and usually with milk and sugar to make it taste sweeter.
These wonderful Southern-fried green tomatoes make a great side dish for summer. Flour, egg, and breadcrumbs turn into a coating that sticks steadfastly to green tomato slices and becomes perfectly crisp and light when fried. It’s hard to improve upon a tomato slice fried this way, but you might like to melt a slice of mozzarella cheese on top of each tomato round.
Crumpets are a delicious breakfast addition and are also an easy snack meal. In comparison to bread, crumpets have a more substantial texture and are delicious when the air holes fill up with melting butter, margarine or other topping.
Hojaldras Panameñas are traditional Panamanian breakfast cuisine and are basically the Panamanian equivalent of fried dough. Hojaldre are delicious with anything from a fried egg to cheese slices on top.
Measurements can differ from country to country, so below we have outlined the measurements that we use at Aussie Taste. There is a dropdown selector you can use to have the recipe converted between metric and imperial. Most recipes have temperatures converted also.
Oven temperatures are for conventional; if using fan-forced (convection), reduce the temperature by 20°C.
Australian spoons and cups: 1 teaspoon equals 5 ml; 1 dessertspoon equals 15 ml; 1 tablespoon equals 20 ml; 1 cup equals 250 ml.
All herbs are fresh (unless specified) and cups are lightly packed.
All vegetables are medium size and peeled, unless specified.