Friday, October 27, 2006

Savory French Toast - A Scandalous Affair



I have had my eye on the various recipes of this version of the French Toast. I always knew the sweet version. I admit that seeing it in it's savory flavors on the blogoshphere was the first time.

The first time I saw it, I was a little taken aback and thought "Naaah! Nothing for me!" But then I saw it on Ashwini's and thought "Hmmmn! Looks good!"

A while later Tamana tried it out here and said it tasted pretty good. I was really getting inquisitive about the whole Savory French Toast thang.

Finally, Nandita blogged about it here and one or two will remember the scandal it caused ;-).

It was at this point I had to find out for myself what all the hype was about.

I liked Ash's use of cheese and inspired by this I went in search of my own version of the savory French Toast!


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Music while enjoying this:

Jay Sean - Eyes on You
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Ingredients:

For one person

2 slices of toast - I used a wonderful three flour toast with sesame seeds
1 egg
a splash of milk
Aglio Olio
Italian Herb Mixture
Parmesan cheese - grated








Method:

Whisk the eggs, milk, Aglio Olio, grated Parmesan and the
Italian herb mixture all together in a mixing bowl.

Heat a pan with some oil. Soak the toast slices with the batter and fry in the pan until golden brown.

Serve with some fruit!



Verdict:

I have got to say. This is one delicious tasting toast. I always was a huge fan of the sweet type and thought nothing could come close to it. As of now the sweet French Toast has gotten competition. I liked the mix of the italian herbs and the cheese. It was really smooth and herby.

So, if any of you have seen different recipes for this and are still (like I was) hesitating in trying this, go on give it a whisk. You won't be sorry.

Oh and just for the record I had mine with an Espresso.

Tune in on the weekend for great Jack O'Lantern ideas and a Halloween special.



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10 comments :

  1. This sounds intrigguing, Meeta - has all the ingredients that I like. I also LOVE the title - LOL :)

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  2. Hi Meeta! You have a lovely blog!
    I like anything with eggs. This recipe of yours is amust-try!

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  4. Hey Meeta glad you jumped in on the savory bandwagon! Lets show the French how its done shall we?! :-D
    I am gonna try your version soon with olio.
    Cheers

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  5. Oh, how I'd love some right now! Looks and sounds delicious!

    Paz

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  6. I've never heard of such a thing! I'm glad to say that I've learned something new.. it looks delish!

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  7. Looks great and super scandalous! Hope I don't get arrested for trying this!! Shhhhh......

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  8. Sweetie,
    the minute i read the title in my mail, i said i know what the girl is talking about...hahaha, thought it was very disturbing then, i only laugh about it today. Friends liek you who stood by me made it all easier to bear

    Thanks for joining in...and i do have a lot of people to thank in here,so cant miss out the MM

    Many hugs to u and Soeri
    N

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  9. wow, and i thought i was th eonlyone who'd thought of a different kind of french toast!!:) I recently blogged about my Italian French Toast...in fact I've sent that over for the WBB#14!!

    Hope it turns out as good as yours!

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