National Breaksfast Day

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Good morning, breakfast enthusiasts! Today we celebrate National Breakfast Day, a glorious occasion dedicated to the most important meal of the day. So grab your coffee mug and get ready to dive into a plateful of deliciousness!

When is Breaksfast Day?

It's national breaksfast day on the 13th March.

The Origins of National Breakfast Day

Breakfast lovers rejoice, for National Breakfast Day has arrived! This delectable holiday first gained internet fame on March 13, 2016, when 138 mentions flooded our screens. People from all walks of life came together to celebrate the joy of starting their day with a hearty meal.

But the history of breakfast itself dates back much further. Since the dawn of civilization, people have recognized the importance of breaking the overnight fast with a nutritious morning meal. From ancient Egyptians devouring bread and beer to modern-day breakfast burritos, the ways we indulge in breakfast have evolved throughout the ages.

The Internet Buzz

Social media platforms ignite with excitement on National Breakfast Day. People from around the world take to their keyboards to share their favorite morning meals, challenge each other to pancake stacking contests, and showcase their culinary skills through mouth-watering food photography.

Nowadays, hashtags like #BreakfastGoals and #FoodPorn dominate the online conversation. Food bloggers and influencers offer creative twists on classic breakfast dishes, inspiring us to explore new and exciting flavors.

Did You Know?

Did you know that the world record for the most pancakes made in one hour is 1,791? It was achieved by Australian chef Andy Wrobel in 2012. Talk about flipping good skills!

History behind the term 'Breaksfast'

13th century

Early Origins

The term 'breakfast' has its roots in the 13th century. It is derived from the Middle English word 'brekfast' which literally meant 'to break the fast'. During this time, people would typically fast overnight, breaking their fast in the morning with their first meal of the day.

15th century

Evolution of the Term

By the 15th century, the term 'breakfast' had evolved and become a noun, referring to the morning meal itself. It became a customary meal that was enjoyed by various social classes, although the components and availability of breakfast foods varied depending on one's status and region.

17th century

Introduction of the Modern Breakfast

In the 17th century, the modern concept of breakfast as we know it today started to emerge. This period saw the introduction of specific breakfast foods, such as porridge, bread, butter, and tea. The Industrial Revolution further influenced breakfast habits, leading to the rise of more diverse and convenient breakfast options.

19th century

Breakfast Becomes a Social Event

During the 19th century, breakfast became a social event, particularly among the upper classes. Lavish breakfast spread and long breakfast parties became a symbol of wealth and status. In Victorian England, breakfast etiquette and elaborate breakfast table settings were of great importance.

20th century

Breakfast Goes Global

In the 20th century, as travel and globalization increased, breakfast traditions and foods from different cultures spread worldwide. People started embracing a wide variety of breakfast options, including American pancakes, English fry-ups, Chinese congee, and Middle Eastern falafel. Breakfast became a fusion of cultural flavors and preferences.


Breakfast Innovations

Today, breakfast continues to evolve with changing lifestyles and culinary trends. With busy schedules, the popularity of grab-and-go breakfasts, such as smoothies, granola bars, and breakfast sandwiches, has risen. Additionally, there is a growing emphasis on healthier breakfast choices, like overnight oats, avocado toast, and plant-based alternatives.

Did you know?

Did you know that the world record for the most pancakes made in one hour is 1,791? It was achieved by Australian chef Andy Wrobel in 2012. Talk about flipping good skills!


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13th March 2016

Most mentioned on

13th March 2016

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