Pain Perdu (French Toast)

Pain Perdu (French Toast)

Pain Perdu, also known as French Toast, translates literally to “lost bread.” Why “lost” bread? Some say that soaking stale bread in a mixture of milk and eggs and then frying it in butter gives new life to old bread that was otherwise lost to us. We however like to think it refers to the […]


Popovers and Preserves

Popovers are often described as an Americanized version of Yorkshire Pudding.  Earlier versions call for the batter to be baked in roasted beef or pork drippings, but more frequently these days you’ll find less meaty recipes drawing attention at restaurants, bed and breakfasts and effortlessly levitating in domestic home ovens.  I had my first introduction […]