By Brynn Maninno
Not everyone sits down to a bowl of cereal in the morning-or even an egg, bacon and cheese sandwich. In fact, America is one of the few countries that indulge in a separate type of cuisine for their morning meal. And while Western breakfast traditions have made their way onto tables all over the world, some meal traditions remain the same. From Japan's morning rice to India's fava-bean feast, check out 10 of the world's breakfast staples.
A hearty Mexican favorite, this breakfast dish originated in the Yucatán Peninsula and consists of two eggs on a fried tostada with tomatoes, ham, peas, plátanos maduros, queso fresco and, oftentimes, black beans. Photo courtesy of Jasmine via Flickr.com.
This typical El Salvadorian breakfast made of standard national foods includes fried sweet plantains, casamiento (black beans and rice in an onion sauce) and salsa. Photo courtesy of Liz Henry via Flickr.com.
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