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french Toast

Perfect breakfast dish by way of dipping bread into a egg mix and pan frying.


  • 4 thick slices brioche

  • 4 eggs

  • 1/2cup milk

  • 50g butter (for pan frying)

  • for savoury

  • salt & pepper to taste

  • To Serve

  • Tomato sauce

  • Crisp bacon

  • for sweet

  • a tablespoon of sherry/brandy/marsala/sugar

  • To serve

  • Whipped cream

  • Maple Syrup

  • Cinnamon sugar


  • 1.

    Heat pan with butter until hot and bubbling(do not brown butter)

  • 2.

    Lightly beat eggs

  • 3.

    Add milk

  • 4.

    Add savoury OR sweet ingredients

  • 5.

    Lightly dip bread into mix on each side

  • 6.

    Cook until golden brown.

  • 7.

    Garnish according to sweet or savoury and serve immediately.


I do not browning the butter as it doesn't taste "nutty" like the TV Chefs say - it just tastes burnt and revolting and makes the food look like it has been dragged through the mud!

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