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Recipe: Irish french toast


Irish french toast

Irish french toast

Irish french toast

Now the children have gone back to school, it’s time to put delicious food on the timetable. Jenny Bristow shares some superb recipes.

What you'll need

2 eggs

75ml/3fl oz milk

Pinch of salt

1 white soda farl

10g butter

1 tsp olive oil

To serve savoury

2 dsp pickles

2 dsp onion relish

25g cheese, such as Wensleydale

To serve sweet:

1 red apple

1 green apple

2 plums

1 tsp brown sugar

1 dsp water

1 dsp yoghurt

Sprig of mint


Break the eggs into a bowl. Whisk with the milk and a pinch of salt.

Cut the soda bread in two and soak in the mixture for 30 seconds.

Heat the butter and oil in a shallow frying pan, add the coated soda bread and cook lightly for a couple of minutes, turning once. Keep warm.

Mix the pickles and relish together and spoon onto the toast.

Crumble the cheese on top and brown under a very hot grill.

Core the apples and cut them into wedges, and quarter the plums. Gently poach in the water and sugar for approximately 2-3 minutes until soft.

Spoon the fruit onto the farl and top with yogurt. Garnish with mint.

Belfast Telegraph