Breakfast meal is one of the most anticipated for some people who of course, enjoy their morning routine. People choose their breakfast menu based on their preference. Some like it simple and others like a complete package of hearty meal. Every country also has their own way to serve breakfast with the various types of menu. The most important matter is whether or not the breakfast is sweet or savory. However, we are going to talk about sweet breakfast meals from different countries across the world.
Hagelslag from Netherlands
This is kind of toast many people in Netherlands love to enjoy for their breakfast. This Dutch toast is made with the addition of sprinkles on top. The meaning of Hagelslag itself is hailstorm. Hence, the toast is like it by the storm of rainbow, chocolate, and anise-flavored sprinkles. Of course, it is best to butter the toast first before raining it down with sprinkles. This breakfast meal is pretty simple and easy to make especially for those who tend to have hectic morning.
Bostock from France
We all have known French toast but the French people themselves don’t call it that. In France, French toast means ‘lost bread’. it is made with stale bread. Meanwhile, they have such a superior sweet bread breakfast call Bostock. It is made with brioche bread sweetened with syrup. It also topped with almond-based sweet cream and a layer of sliced almond. This light yet delightful meal for breakfast is nourishing and energizing to start your day.
Paczki from Poland
From the look of Paczki, it is similar to doughnut. However, it is kind of a twist of doughnut for Poland. It needs similar ingredients as doughnut to make Paczki. The difference that Packzi is filled and flattened. However, the texture is similar to doughnut with some fluffiness and softness. The filling of Paczki are varied such as cream, fruit jam, or even seasonal fruits. And the outer layer of this Poland doughnut is covered with a glaze or sugar.
Cornetto from Italy
This is such a light breakfast meal many Italian enjoy for their morning routine. It is similar to croissant when it comes to texture and look. However, it is filled with either chocolate or sweetened fruit jam. It is usually paired with a cup of coffee to balance out the sweetness. For those who have sweet tooth, this sweet breakfast meal is a perfect choice. You can also enjoy Cornetto with a cup of tea.
Mandazi from Kenya
This is a common breakfast menu in Kenya that you can find it almost everywhere across the country. It is also pretty similar to doughnut. However, it is less sweet and lack a glaze. Mandazi is made with yeasty dough and formed into triangular or circular shape. It is also kneaded with coconut, cardamom, and sugar. For those sweet tooth, adding shaved coconut and powdered sugar is definitely an experience. For those who don’t really like sweet, Mandazi itself is enough because it is not overbearingly sweet unlike other doughnuts.