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2 large free-range eggs
vanilla extract
ground cinnamon
optional: sea salt
optional: freshly ground black pepper
2 slices of bread
unsalted butter or olive oil
Greek-style yoghurt, to serve
1 handful of fresh berries (blackberries, blueberries, strawberries), to serve
maple syrup, to serve


1. Crack the eggs into a bowl, then add a splash of milk.

2. Add a few drips of vanilla extract and a pinch of cinnamon (or a bit of salt and pepper if you’re going savoury) and whisk the eggs with a fork.

3. Soak slices of bread in the egg mixture for a couple of minutes, turning halfway.

4. Melt a knob of butter in a hot frying pan, then add the bread. Cook for a few minutes, without moving the bread, until golden.

5. Use a spatula to carefully flip the bread over and cook until golden on both sides.

6. Transfer to a plate and top with yoghurt, fresh berries and a drizzle of maple syrup.

What to have with French toast?

The options are endless, but here are some of brilliant combos:

-Crispy smoked bacon and a drizzle of maple syrup
-Sliced banana and chocolate
-Stewed apple or pear with cinnamon
-Pan-fried mushrooms and avocado

Recipe and image from https://www.jamieoliver.com/

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