French Toast (serves 6)
½ cup milk
¼ cup cream
1 tablespoon caster sugar
1 vanilla pod, seeds scraped
6 slices brioche
crispy fried bacon
raspberries , strawberries and/or blueberries
Beat the eggs, milk and cream together.
Add the sugar, vanilla and a pinch of salt, cinnamon and nutmeg, mix it all together.
Soak each slice of brioche in the egg mixture for 30 seconds
In a nonstick pan on medium heat, melt 1 tablespoon butter, allowing it to go slightly nutty.
Fry each slice of bread until golden brown on both sides
Add more butter if the pan dries out
Serve with bacon and topped with berries, a dollop of crème fraîche and a drizzle of syrup.
* Recipe is from Reuben At Home (Quivertree Publications)