464. How to Toast Bread

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

A Shilling Cookery for the People

By Alexis Soyer

Published 1854

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Method

Procure a nice square loaf that has been baked one or two days previously, then with a sharp knife cut off the bottom crust evenly, and then as many slices as you require, about a quarter of an inch in thickness. Contrive to have a clear fire: place a slice of the bread upon a toasting-fork, about an inch from one of the sides, hold it a minute before the fire, then turn it, hold it another min