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So, do you call it eggy bread or french toast?

(98 Posts)
Overmydeadbody Tue 02-Jun-09 20:34:54

I want to know.

Thunderduck Tue 02-Jun-09 20:35:21

French toast.

wahwahwah Tue 02-Jun-09 20:35:40

Gypsy toast. or as DS calls it 'fryen-degg'

sadiemcgrady Tue 02-Jun-09 20:36:47

French toast. Although I don't know why it's French, particularly.

wrinklytum Tue 02-Jun-09 20:36:53

Eggy bread.Im common as muck me.Dcs love it covered with vanilla sugar.Yum.

FruitynNutty Tue 02-Jun-09 20:37:01

eggy bread - It's not toast, You don't even toast it!

flamingobingo Tue 02-Jun-09 20:37:22

French toast????

Eggy bread - and I'm not common at all! grin

IwishIwasmoreorganised Tue 02-Jun-09 20:38:41

Eggy bread here - I didn't even know that it was the same as French toast!

IwishIwasmoreorganised Tue 02-Jun-09 20:38:44

Eggy bread here - I didn't even know that it was the same as French toast!

Overmydeadbody Tue 02-Jun-09 20:39:06

I don't think it's anything to do with being common.

My parents always called it French Toast, no idea why.

differentID Tue 02-Jun-09 20:39:11

Eggy bread. Because it isn't toast by any strech of the imagination.

LovelyRitaMeterMaid Tue 02-Jun-09 20:39:35

Eggy bread

nickytwotimes Tue 02-Jun-09 20:39:45

French toast.
I grew up in a castle, doncha know?

<conceals fact that parents were hired help, not owners>

Thunderduck Tue 02-Jun-09 20:40:12

I'd never heard of it being referred to as eggy bread until recently.

Tortington Tue 02-Jun-09 20:40:21

eggy bread, but t'was most funy when my friend called it french toast - i peed just a little - never seen her blush before

french toast indeed

nigglewiggle Tue 02-Jun-09 20:40:41

Eggy bread. French toast is an Americanism.

callalilies Tue 02-Jun-09 20:42:16

Eggy bread. It's eggy, and it's bread. grin

jkklpu Tue 02-Jun-09 20:43:33

French toast - my maternal grandmother was American so my Mum's passed on a few of these.

weepootle Tue 02-Jun-09 20:43:47

French toast, didn't know it was also called eggy bread until I married dh.

JeanPoole Tue 02-Jun-09 20:44:41

how do you actually do eggybread?

Overmydeadbody Tue 02-Jun-09 20:47:19

dip slices of bread in beaten eggs, then fry in butter or oil. Season with salt or sugar depending if you want it sweet or savoury.

It's cooked bread though, so I guess that might be where the toast bit comes from?

MaggieBee Tue 02-Jun-09 20:49:19

French toast. Never heard of eggy bread.. I could figure it out though!! I had maple syrup on my French toast the other day. It was deelish.

MaggieBee Tue 02-Jun-09 20:50:36

I like gypsy toast though. I might rebrand it in my house!

nkf Tue 02-Jun-09 20:51:06

French toast.

wrinklytum Tue 02-Jun-09 20:51:56

Hmm,now maybe I am a bit weird,but I add a splash of milk to my eggs (a bit like with scrambled egg) and then soak in the bread,then fry.Am I a Poor Eggy Breadmaker,as well as a Pleb?

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