Why French Toast?

French toast is my all time favourite breakfast by a long shot, and I’m going to attempt to tell you why (mouth-watering food photos definitely included!) I first discovered French Toast when a friend made it on a road trip, how I managed the first 18 years of my life without it astounds me, and I have been making up for the lost years ever since. So what is it exactly? French toast is basically bread soaked in egg (and generally milk) and fried. There both savoury and sweet versions. French toast has a long history over a number of countries. There are records of bread soaked in milk, as a sweet dish in 4th and 5th century Rome, 14th century Germany, and across Denmark, Norway, Sweden in Finland.Β French toast has a history of being referred to as pain perdu, or ‘lost bread’ in french, because it was used to save bread that had gone stale. It was not necessarily had as breakfast, and could be a day time meal, or dessert. The term ‘French …

Sunday Morning

Gusto deliciousness to start my Sunday. I have been dying to have the pulled pork eggs benedict for some time now and was thrilled to see it on the menu this morning.Β It did not disappoint – The pork was fantastic, it melted in your mouth as any good pulled pork should. The eggs were soft poached to perfection, and there’s a definite sense of satisfaction in slicing open the yolk to ooze out and mingle with the sauce. I got an iced chocolate on a whim, and it was equally satisfying. I haven’t had any luck with the coffee at Gusto so luckily their other beverages don’t disappoint. I can assure you it tasted as good as it looked. My only advice? Get there early to avoid a massive line. Check out @frenchtoastandindiepop on Instagram!