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Recipe: 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.

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