Pain Perdu / French Toast


Looking for ways to use leftover bread?  The Answer is Simple and Delicious French Toast! French toast is so versatile, you won’t have any reason to toss that extra loaf with theses simple and easy ideas.


Before we start here are some quick bread facts to get you thinking!

  • During the 1700s, the Earl of Sandwich gave his name to the sandwich: meat between two slices of bread.
  • Sandwiches account for 50% of bread consumption; whether bought or made-at-home.
  • Want to keep your little one from getting sick? If you believe in superstitions, follow the old one that says a piece of bread in baby’s cradle will keep him or her healthy.



Ok Lets get started!

Stuff Needed!

• 4 eggs
• 1/3 cup whole milkimages-11
• 1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise and seeds scraped
• 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
• Pinch sea salt
• 2 to 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, for frying
• 6 slices of bread,




images-13 What You Need To Do!

In a big bowl, combine the eggs, milk, vanilla bean, sugar, and sea salt. Beat all these ingredients together. In a frying pan, heat the unsalted butter over medium heat. Dip the bread slices in the egg mixture, turning the bread to coat evenly. Allow the excess egg mixture to drip back into the bowl and add the bread to the hot butter. Fry the bread for about 1 minute per side, or until golden. Turn the heat down to medium low and cook for 1 to 2 minutes on each side.



Why not trying it with…

• Icing sugar

• Toffee and Banana

• Melted chocolate and vanilla ice creamimages-16

• Crème fraiche and Berries

• Bacon and maple syrup

• Simply anything you want…






Alexandre McCormack-Crowe

Alexandre McCormack-Crowe



Alexandre McCormack-Crowe is a French man who land in Kerry 9 years ago, and has made Ireland very much his home ever since. His culinary talent and creativity has already excited a large number of taste buds amongst his family and friends. He loves sharing his passion for good food and wine with others. Alex’s cuisine take inspiration from his native French food legacy, as well as mixing tastes and recipes from all over Europe while using the best products Ireland has to offer.

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