French toast, also known as “pain perdu” or “lost bread” in French, has a long and interesting history that dates back to ancient Rome. It is said that the dish was originally created as a way to use up stale bread and prevent waste. The Romans would soak the bread in a mixture of milk and eggs, then fry it in oil or butter. Over time, this simple dish spread throughout Europe and took on many different variations. In France, the dish became known as “pain perdu” or “lost bread” because it was a way to use up bread that was too stale to be eaten... Read More