Round up of A-Z Breakfast Dishes

May 4, 2018mayurisjikoni

The Mega Blogging Marathon theme for April 2018 was Explore the Flavors. This time we could choose from a number of given themes. Follow one theme for all 26 days or choose a weekly theme. The themes were as follows:

Kids Lunchbox
Street Food
Indian Sweets
Lunch Box Dishes (Elders)
Breakfasts (International or Indian)
No Refined Sugar or Refined Flour (only baked or typical dishes that are made with alternatives)
No Onion No Garlic
Whole Grain

I chose to do the International Breakfast theme and this time I didn’t post the dishes randomly but followed the alphabet and also tried not to repeat the country. Overall a challenging task but feel really great as I got to discover so many different breakfast dishes from world over.

Here’s a recap of all the breakfast dishes from A – Z:


A – Apple Aeblskiver – Denmark

B – Baghrir – Morocco

C – Changua – Colombia

D – Dutch baby Pancakes – Germany /USA

E – English Breakfast – England

F – French Toast – Canada

G – Griddle/Girdle Scones – Scotland

H – Hafragrautur – Iceland

I – Idiyappam – India

J – Johnnycakes – The Caribbean

K – Khabees – Bahrain

L – Lahooh/Lahoh – Somalia

M – Masoub – Yemen

N – Nasi Goreng – Indonesia

O – Oladushki – Russia

P – Pandesal – The Philippines

Q – Qistibi – Tatarstan and Bashkortostan

R – Red Rice Porridge – Bhutan

S – Suafa’i – Samoa

T – Tomato Omelette – Armenia

U – Uji – Kenya

V – Vary Sosoa – Madagascar

W – Welsh Rarebit – Wales

X – Xiao Mi Zhou – China

Y – Yogurt and Muesli Parfait – Switzerland

Z – Zege – Tanzania

I noticed that eggs are commonly consumed for breakfast in many countries. It can be in the form of omelettes, scrambled, fried, boiled or even as a soup.

egg breakfast
Zege, Tomato Omelette, French Toast, Changua, English Breakfast

While many Asian countries have rice, egg is added to quite a few dishes.

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Idiyappam, red Rice Porridge, Vary Sosoa, Nasi Goreng

Pancakes too have eggs.

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Dutch Baby Pancakes, Baghrir, Oladushki, Lahooh, Aebleskiver

The other common breakfast from different countries is porridge. The grains used to make the porridge ranges from millet to rice to oats.

porridge 1
Xiao Mi Zhou, Khabees, Hafragrauter, Yogurt and Muesli Parfait, Mason, Suafa’i

If its not eggs and porridge then the other most common breakfast ingredient is some form of bread. Either baked at home or ready made.

bread 1
Johnnycakes, Qistibi, Pandesal, Griddle Scones, Welsh Rarebit

Finally, I simply love all sorts of pancakes, I took a liking to khabees, got a new idea on how to use up leftover roti parathas or naan and make masoub. English breakfast needs a bit of organizing so you get all the components of the dish hot. Zege and Lahooh turned out to be hubby’s favorite. Finally, finally I tried my hands at idiyappam and its so easy to make.

Please take a while and check out the recap of the other Mega Blogging Marathoners:

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  • vaishalisabnani

    May 4, 2018 at 12:11 pm

    Wonderful round up ! And what amazing recipes you have for breakfast . Traveling around the globe with such fantastic recipes you have completely rocked Mayuri !

    1. mayurisjikoni

      May 5, 2018 at 11:45 pm

      Thank you so much Vaishali.

  • srividhya

    May 4, 2018 at 10:43 pm

    Awesome Mayuri. I know with blog move how difficult it would be. Because I went through the same during 2015 April. I moved my wordpress hosted blog to self hosted and I can clearly get the anticipation and anxiety.. Irrespective of all that you succeeded and loved your international breakfast theme. Learned a lot of recipes and as always loved your writeup.

    1. mayurisjikoni

      May 5, 2018 at 11:41 pm

      Thank you so much Srividhya. As I’m going through the posts, realized that a lot of the comments I got for the initial posts for Mega BM are lost 🙁 Well, I guess can’t have it all.

  • Pavani

    May 11, 2018 at 1:18 am

    Lovely round up Mayuri. You have taken us around the world with your Breakfasts from different countries. Great dishes and some of them were totally new to me. I have quite a few bookmarked to try and I’m hoping I can try them soon.

  • Srivalli Jetti

    May 22, 2018 at 11:50 am

    What a fantastic series Mayuri, so challenging and all the dishes were excellent!..Doing AtoZ on an international theme is so tough, yet you managed to get a dish without repeating a country! that’s outstanding. Its also nice to know that you were able to group the breakfast dishes. Though most had eggs, I think I can replace it with alternatives..thanks for this wonderful series.

    1. mayurisjikoni

      May 22, 2018 at 4:58 pm

      Srivalli if it were not for these themes I would not know of so many of these dishes. Though its hard work at the end its such a satisfying feeling when one completes the mega BM without any hiccups. Thank you for organizing the BM every month.

  • Sandhiya

    May 30, 2018 at 9:33 pm

    Wow, Kudos Mayuri !! 26 unique collection of breakfast recipe. Really loved reading your posts especially the intros !!! Really sorry for losing some of the comments on your posts.

    1. mayurisjikoni

      May 31, 2018 at 8:52 pm

      Thank you so much Sandhiya. No issue about losing the comments. I loved doing the breakfast series.

  • Padmajha PJ

    June 24, 2018 at 4:03 pm

    That is a beautiful roundup Mayuri. So nice that you had categories in the international series!! I could not make A-Z series this time but you rocked with this theme!!

    1. mayurisjikoni

      June 25, 2018 at 4:37 am

      Thank you so much Padmajha. I enjoyed the challenge.

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