I’m not sure what I was expecting, but this was equal parts shocking and pleasantly surprising. In a recent spread by Malia Wollen with gorgeous photographs by Hannah Whitaker, The New York Times proved that when it comes to breakfast, America is simply boring.
Here are some kid’s breakfasts in other countries that make our plain old scrambled eggs PALE in comparison…That is, most of the time!
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PARIS: 6-year-old Nathanaël Witschi Picard
Nathanael's breakfast: 1 scoopable kiwi, a baguette with butter and blackberry jam, cereal with milk, and a glass of OJ.
TOKYO: 2 and 3/4 year old Saki Suzuki
Saki's Breakfast: A bowl of her favorite fermented soybeans (called natto), miso soup, white rice, a rolled omelette called tomagoyaki, grilled salmon, and her absolute LEAST favorite...pickled cucumber.
MALAWI: Twin 4-year-olds Phillip and Shellen Kamtengo
Their Breakfast: A sweet corn cake called chikondamoyo made in an aluminum pot over a fire, boiled potatoes and black tea with a heaping spoonful or two of sugar.
ISTANBUL: 8-year-old Doga Gunce Gursoy
Her SATURDAY Breakfast (She doesn't get this spread on weekdays - LOL!): Toasted bread with honey and "clotted cream" or kaymak, green and black olives, fried eggs with spicy sausage, TONS of fresh veggies like tomatoes and radishes, a variety of goat milk cheeses, hard boiled eggs, and a rich hazlenut dessert called "halvah," and a glass of OJ and milk.
AMSTERDAM: 5-year-old Viv Bourdrez
Viv's Breakfast: Bread with unsalted butter and sweet sprinkles. The sprinkles come in a variety of flavors, from chocolate to fruit, and Viv is partial to the pink fruity flavor!
BRAZIL: 4-year-old Aricia Domenica Ferreira and 2-year-old Hakim Jorge Ferreira Gomes
Their Breakfast: Coffee (in Brazil children drink small amounts of coffee in the morning, and parents believe it helps them focus in school!!), ham and cheese, and bread with butter.
Please SHARE these eye-opening breakfasts with all of your friends. Photo and info based on a NY Times article written by Hannah Whitaker with text by Malia Wollan.