Breakfast : Breakfast is a collation taken in the morning upon waking, formerly called “de-fasting”, in the sense of a meal that breaks the night's fast.
Under the Revolution, when we got into the habit of taking the dinner (See Dinner) at noon by naming it "lunch", we added the epithet "small" to distinguish the first lunch from the second
The French breakfast consists, when it is said of a cups de tea, coffee, coffee with milk or hot chocolate, croissants, toasts, rusks or toast, with and jam or miel.
It is very reduced, compared to the Anglo-Saxon breakfast (breakfast) or German or Scandinavian breakfast which are included eggs, delicatessen, compotes, cornflakes, sausages grillées and their jus, beans en sauce etc.
- Quote from Roger Nimier, French writer: “She had that complexion and radiance that only four generations of breakfasts in bed can produce. "
- Quote from the French writer Michel Houellebecq: "I had the courage to demand that we go out to a cafe to have a normal breakfast, a double Express with toasts, and maybe even a omelette au ham, I had hunger I argued plaintively, I was really hungry. "In serotonin (2019, Flammarion Editions).
Quote from the Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez (1917-2014): "Castorina introduced me to a world of debauchery where poor customers were invited to sumptuous breakfasts, where they were lent soap, cured of their rages of teeth and in case of emergency gave them a little love. " in Memory of my sad whores