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Did You Know?...Amazing Breakfast Facts

  • …that as the preceding regional descriptions show, beverage choices at breakfast are fairly uniform worldwide?

  • …that fruit juices (orange juice is the most popular)?

  • …that milk (hot, cold, possibly cultured), milk analogue or hot soya bean milk in Vietnam and China?

  • …that hot caffeinated and decaffeinated beverages (tea, coffee, and chocolate)?

  • …that cultures around the world commonly shun or restrict alcoholic beverages at breakfast because alcohol is a depressant and a psychoactive drug, and so its effects might not be desired during working hours?

  • …that notable exceptions would be the mimosa cocktail: champagne and orange juice (known as Buck's Fizz in the UK); Bloody Mary cocktail: vodka and spiced tomato juice; and liqueur coffee: a coffee brew with a 1 US fl. oz. shot of liqueur, which generally has a lower alcohol content than spirits (around 15 to 30%)?

  • …that a mimosa is normally served at brunch, and rarely consumed before 10 am?

  • …that another notable exception is the Champagne breakfast, a full western breakfast accompanied by sparkling white wine; usually saved for special occasions?



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