Banana & pecan French toast with vanilla verjus syrup & lardons


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Appears in

Fusion: A Culinary Journey


By Peter Gordon

Published 2010

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This is the sweet version of French toast, or eggy bread as the British like to call it, and fair enough as that’s exactly what it is. In French it’s pain perdu, or lost bread - due to it using up stale bread that might otherwise be thrown out. You’ll see there’s also a savoury smoked fish French toast in this chapter too. We’ve had this version on the breakfast menu at The Providores almost since the day we opened our doors in August 2001 and I hate to think how many we have sold si