Breakfast: The Cookbook


Start the day with the definitive cookbook of authentic home-cooking breakfast dishes from around the world

Breakfast is the most important – and comforting – time of day for billions of people everywhere. Here, for the first time, a collection of hundreds of home-cooking recipes celebrates morning meals as they're prepared in kitchens across the globe. Each recipe is accessible and straightforward, with notes offering cultural context and culinary insight. Whether it's sweet or not, classic or regional, it's here: Egyptian Ful Medames (stewed fava beans); Mexican Chilaquiles; Chinese Pineapple Buns; American Scones; Scottish Morning Rolls; and so much more.

About the Author

Emily Elyse Miller is a food writer and culinary consultant based in New York City. She has worked with VICE, Lucky Peach, The New Yorker, and been featured in Vogue, Refinery29, and many other publications. She is the founder of BreakfastClub, a global event series that connects culinary and design innovators and chefs through the ritual of breakfast.

Industry Reviews

"Your comprehensive guide to breakfast."-Epicurious

"With its simple concept and impressive breadth, Breakfast: The Cookbook offers a satisfyingly feel-good take on the most universal meal, one that will open home cooks' eyes to food traditions beyond their own while reminding them just how alike we all are."-Eater, Best New Cookbooks for Spring

"Start the day with the definitive cookbook of authentic home-cooking breakfast dishes from around the world."-Edible Hawaiian Islands

"[W]ill guide you through breakfasts around the world (and inspire you to step away from that box of Reese's Puffs)."-Bon Appetit, The 16 Spring Cookbooks Our Team Loves

"It's amazing that a book like this didn't exist before... Author Emily Elyse Miller shares breakfast recipes from Japan, Mexico, Colombia, Canada, the U.S., Australia, and almost every corner of the world, but the standout feature is a series of regional breakfast menus with short essays from big names in food... which'll have you eating filmjoelk and knafeh sandwiches on the regular."-Grub Street

"In this comprehensive (and beautiful) volume, Emily Elyse Miller takes us on a world tour of the morning meal, sharing recipes for everything from Mexican chilaquiles (swoon) to Chinese pineapple buns."-PureWow

"This new cookbook from Phaidon bolsters fluency in just a few bites... Reminds us of the intimate rituals as well as the cultural history behind traditional morning meals - and it encourages the reader to take the time to enjoy them."-Cool Hunting