Pain Perdu

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Appears in
The Plagiarist in the Kitchen

By Jonathan Meades

Published 2017

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  • stale bread
  • eggs
  • milk
  • vanilla sugar or sugar and rum


Make vanilla sugar by burying several vanilla pods in white sugar and leaving them in an airtight jar for a month.

If you can’t be bothered mix sugar with rum or Spanish brandy – George Best’s favourite drink among many favourite drinks: ‘Yus, shewer, Oi loike ta slup dowun to the pooel fur a Fondador.’

The stale bread should be this side of Penicillium. Cut it into slices 2cm t