For 24 different timezones, there are more than a hundred cuisines to start the day. From pastries in Italy to a savory Taiwanese meal, breakfast varies wildly across the globe. Let’s check out the morning menu in five different countries.

1. Ethiopia

http___cdn.cnn.com_cnnnext_dam_assets_190517113734-20-breakfast-around-the-world-genfoBreakfast in Ethiopia is a traditional porridge called Genfo. Made with barley, wheat, and cornflour, the highlight of this porridge is the hole in its center, which is filled with butter and a spice called berbere.

2. Australia

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david-b-townsend-IQSDSFO9UuI-unsplash“Brekkie” for Australians focuses on fresh ingredients. Options for the morning include the classic avocado toast, a farro bowl with a poached egg and pickled vegetables, or rice pudding with yogurt, seeds, and berries.

3. Brazil


http___cdn.cnn.com_cnnnext_dam_assets_190515173207-04-breakfast-around-the-world-bolo-de-fubaA morning in Brazil calls for Bolo de fuba, a moist and creamy cornbread-style cake. Grated Parmesan cheese or shredded coconut is usually added to it.

4. Taiwan


http___cdn.cnn.com_cnnnext_dam_assets_190517113509-18-breakfast-around-the-world-scallion-pancakesThe typical Taiwanese breakfast consists of fresh soy milk, scallion pancakes, and dough fritters. This meal is enough to fill you up for the rest of the day.

5. Italy

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gabriella-clare-marino-f2fJJATzBag-unsplashItalians usually pair their coffee with Sfogliatelle, a crunchy and flaky multilayered pastry with a sweet ricotta cheese filling.

Upgrade your breakfast with these energy-boosting recipes! You deserve a delightful morning after all.