Types of breakfast

What is the meaning of breakfast?

Breakfast is the first meal of the day, usually eaten in the morning. Usually, Breakfast is a large cooked meal eaten before work and designed to carry people through out of the day.

The attrition of the cooked breakfast has been an ongoing trend in the world, since at least the early 20th century, coinciding with a late waking times than when most westerners had agricultural occupations, starting early in the morning.

The following are some of the basic types of breakfast:

  1. Continental Breakfast
  2. English Breakfast
  3. American Breakfast
  4. Indian Breakfast

1. Continental Breakfast:

Continental breakfast is an institutional meal preparation based on Mediterranean breakfast traditions. It is a light meal meant to convince breakfast until lunch. A typical continental breakfast consists of the following:

  1. Juice: Mango juice, pineapple juice, tomato juice, orange juice or grape juice, stewed fruit juice, strawberry juice, melon juice
  2.  Bread Items:Toast, rolls, croissants, brioches, crisp breads, plain sliced white or brown bread, Danish pastries, American muffins, English muffins, tea cakes, doughnuts.
  3. Beverages:Tea, coffee including decaffeinated, chocolate, milk, mineral waters

The continental breakfast may also includes, sliced cold meats such as salami or ham and yogurt or cereal. Some of the countries in Europe, such as the Netherlands and Scandinavia, add bit of fruit and cheese to the breakfast plan, rarely add boiled egg or little salami to the breakfast menu.

2. English Breakfast:

An English breakfast is a complicated breakfast relatively substantial in size and variety.  The traditional English breakfast comprises of the following coerces.

  1. Juice: Pineapple juice, Orange juice, Apple juice, Grapefruit juice, Tomato juice
  2. Cereals: Meal (Oatmeal), cornflakes, wheat flakes, rice, porridge is served with cold or hot milk in a soup bowl with a quarter plates as under liner.
  3. Fish: Herring, Haddock, Kedges, Sardines are served.
  4. Eggs
  5. Rolls and toast
  6. Butter and Preserves
  7. Fruits
  8. Beverages: Tea, coffee including decaffeinated, chocolate, milk, mineral waters, Harlicks, Cock.

English breakfast is much heavier than a continental breakfast.

3. American Breakfast:

Traditional breakfast in the US and Canada derive from the full English breakfast and feature mostly sweet or mild-flavored foods, mostly hot.

Restaurants that serve breakfast typically base their menus around egg dishes and meats. Waffles and pancakes are also popular.

A crowd commonly known as country breakfast in restaurants consists of eggs or omelets, hash browns, gravy, coffee, biscuits or toast with jam or jelly and fruit juice.

The American breakfast comprises of the following courses:

 

  1. Juice: Pineapple juice, Orange juice, Apple juice, Grapefruit juice, Tomato juice
  2. Cereals: Meal (Oatmeal), cornflakes, wheat flakes, rice, porridge is served with cold or hot milk in a soup bowl with a quarter plates as under liner.
  3. Bread:Toast, rolls, croissants, brioches, crisp breads, plain sliced white or brown bread, Danish pastries, American muffins, English muffins, tea cakes, doughnuts.
  4. Beverages:Tea, coffee including decaffeinated, chocolate, milk, mineral waters

4. Indian Breakfast:

An Indian breakfast varies from region to region and is mostly vegetarian. In East India (Bengal, Orissa) the most popular breakfast are Idly, Bara, Puri and Upma. These are served peas curry or potato curry and also sweet like Rasogula, chenpoda etc. And idly, vada, dosa and chapatti these are served with hot sambar and two kinds of chutney items in Tamil Nadu.

The usual North Indian breakfast consists of stuffed parota breads or unstuffed parathas eith fresh butter, cooked spicy vegetables especially aloo sabzi. Popula accompaniments include sweets like jalebi, halwa, and sweetened milk. In Maharashtra, Poha, Upma or Shira is frequently eaten for breakfast. In urban areas, omlettes and simple butter sandwiches are becoming a popular breakfast food.

Indian specialty breakfast items: Idlis, vadas, dosas and chapatis served with sambar and chutneys. Bara,Puri and Upma, Pongal, Poha, or Shira Stuffed paratha breads or unstuffed parathas with cooked spicy vegetables especially aloo sabzi.