International Brunch Recipe Ideas & Grocery List

International Brunch Ideas

When it comes to brunch, there are so many scenarios for this occasion that require precise planning to optimize the enjoyment inside of brunch. That means, the small things really count when it comes to your brunch menu and the ideas you bring to the table (no pun intended). It can be easy if you plan what to serve in advance, but never forget to have those extra recipes, snack, or finger food in your back pocket just in case!

Whether it is Sunday or Saturday brunch, you have the flexibility of both your best breakfast ideas and lunch ideas to wow a crowd or just a couple of friends or family. Below you’ll find a variety of brunch ideas that keep it easy and interesting (even with a bit of international flavor). Out of Milk is the grocery list app here to make meal planning easy and intuitive. Take some of our ideas and make a shopping list out of them in just a few steps. Customize your grocery list as you like, but most importantly: enjoy the experience! That’s what brunch is all about.

German Breakfast Staples

  • Müsli
  • Yogurt
  • Fruit (of your choice)
  • Biscuits
  • Sliced Cheese (of your choice)
  • Lunch Meat (of your choice)

French Style

  • Croissant
  • Baguette
  • Marmalade
  • Butter
  • Camembert Cheese

Full Irish Breakfast

  • Irish Sausage
  • Black or White Pudding
  • Baked Beans
  • Eggs
  • Mushrooms
  • Tomatoes (Halved)
  • Potatoes (Cold Cooked)

American Staples

  • Grits (Stone Ground or Instant)
  • Mixed Fruit
  • Pancake, Eggs & Bacon
  • Steak & Eggs

Drinks for Brunch

  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Mimosas (Champagne & Orange Juice)
  • Orange Juice


Brunch From Around The World

  • Muesli
  • Yogurt
  • Biscuits
  • Sliced Cheese
  • Lunch Meat
  • Croissant
  • Baguette
  • Marmalade
  • Camembert Cheese
  • Sausage
  • Bacon
  • Pudding
  • Baked Beans
  • Tomatoes
  • Potatoes
  • Grits (Stone Ground or Instant)
  • Fruit
  • Flour
  • Baking Powder
  • Salt
  • White Sugar
  • Milk
  • Butter
  • Eggs
  • Steak
  • Coffee Grounds
  • Tea
  • Champagne
  • Orange Juice