Le pain perdu…

French Toast, Pain Perdu, or “Lost Bread.” I have posted many variations of this dish in the past but not in quite a while. This is a favorite breakfast of my son who is home from college for the holiday. And this is the variation that I made for him today…whole wheat French toast withContinue reading “Le pain perdu…”

Ezekiel French Toast with Pineapple Syrup and Caramelized Mango (recipe and pics)

Sometimes it pays off (for my son) to have a professional cook for a dad. French toast is his favorite breakfast and I make it for him every couple of weeks. I’ve posted many variations of this but this particular one is one of my favorites (to see other versions of this,  including more pics,Continue reading “Ezekiel French Toast with Pineapple Syrup and Caramelized Mango (recipe and pics)”

Egg Strata: Layers of Textures and Flavors

Strata < Latin strātum  literally, a cover, noun use of neuter of strātus,  past participle of sternere  to spread, strew, equivalent to strā-  variant stem + -tus  past participle suffix Okay. Firstly, let me explain what this is. And by this I don’t mean classically (in the culinary world) but what it was to me;Continue reading “Egg Strata: Layers of Textures and Flavors”

Whole Grain Pancakes (a 3-in-1 recipe)

I’ve mentioned before that on Saturday mornings I often make my son French Toast for breakfast (click here for multiple recipes and photos) but today I made a variation…whole grain pancakes. And why I call this a 3-in-1 recipe is because of just that…I made three things out of one recipe. I often make andContinue reading “Whole Grain Pancakes (a 3-in-1 recipe)”

Stuffed French Toast is Anything but "Lost"

Pictured on this post is a breakfast I made for my son (and a friend) and it’s his favorite…French Toast. I’ve posted numerous pictures and versions of this simple but delicious recipe in the past (click here), but what sets this one apart is that the toast is stuffed. As usual, I used homemade wholeContinue reading “Stuffed French Toast is Anything but "Lost"”

Whole Wheat French Toast with Pineapple Syrup and Caramelized Apple

This is a simple-to-make hearty and flavorful breakfast, and it also happens to be my son’s favorite (somewhat of a Saturday morning tradition). French toast can be made in any number of ways, but the key to a really good one is great bread and flavorful syrup…of course the syrup can be purchased but itContinue reading “Whole Wheat French Toast with Pineapple Syrup and Caramelized Apple”