Breakfast, The Cookbook: Emily Elyse Miller

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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.

Featuring contributions from Reem Kassis, Bill Granger, Jason Hammel, Stephen Harris, Clotilde Dusoulier, Harumi Kurihara, Meera Sodha, Alvin Cailan, Fredrik Berselius, and Manoella Buffara.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 270 x 180 mm (10 5/8 x 7 1/8 in)
  • Pages: 464 pp
  • Illustrations: 80 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714878041

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.

"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 filmjölk 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

"It's an encyclopedic guide of morning culinary traditions from around the world... That's as at home on a coffee table as it is the kitchen counter."—Food Network Online

"[Breakfast] is the result of three years of travelling, sharing meals and stores with strangers, and gathering recipes worldwide, from Portugal to India via Italy... A word of warning - it may inspire wanderlust... Not short of inspiration, [the] book is peppered with meditations by chefs and food lovers around the world on the wonders of breakfast."—The Daily Telegraph Weekend

"A global look at morning eating rituals from 80 countries around the world... [from the] authority on "all things sunrise"."—Time Out New York Online

"If this doesn't inspire you to host brunch, nothing will."—Stylist's

"A three-year old labour of love, this contains 400 delicious breakfast recipes from all over the globe. Dishes include favourites like Huevos Rancheros as well as lovely surprises like Chinese Pineapple Buns."—Woman & Home

"You'll never look at your morning meal the same again."—THE FOOD SEEN

"Shake up your mornings with cardamom buns, green banana porridge and roti prata."—Olive magazine

"You won't skip breakfast when you see the adventurous alternatives eaten across the globe or the finest examples of our beloved fry-up."—The Sunday Times Ireland edition

"This solid recipe collection will be a boon to those whose favorite meal of the day is their first."—Publishers Weekly

"[This] cookbook has 380 breakfast recipes from 80 countries and if you need to expand your breakfast horizons... I can't think of a better way."—Bon Appetit

"Recipes from far and wide to start the day."—The Sunday Times Magazine

"Cool cookbooks. Phaidon are the experts on combining the pretty with the practical."—Grazia magazine

"Simply delicious."—Image magazine