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Is french toast from France?

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Asked by Judy Pawar, 21 Oct '09 09:51 pm
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French toast (eggy bread, gypsy toast in the UK) is a breakfast food in North America, Europe, Bermuda, and a Christmastime dessert in Brazil. Typical French toast is made with bread and eggs. Milk or sugar is commonly added. According to what is popular in local cuisine, many of the spices that are added to bread or egg dishes are included in cooking. This versatile dish is often topped with sugar, butter, fruit, syrup, or other items
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Extending an olive branch to France, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, wants the House cafeteria to go back to listing "French toast" on the menu; the breakfast staple was rechristened "Freedom toast" last spring, in protest over France's opposition to Gulf War II. But is French toast really French?
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Culinary historians disagree over whether French toast has exclusively Gallic roots. The simple concoction of bread, eggs, and milk likely dates back to Medieval times, when the battering process was used to make stale loaves more palatable. The question is whether the French were truly the first to dip and fry their bread, or whether other Europeans stumbled upon t ...more
Answered by radhikamruta, 21 Oct '09 10:00 pm

 
  
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When we eat...it is indian
Answered by aravind das, 21 Oct '09 09:52 pm

 
  
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