National French Toast Day:
Celebrated annually every November 28th, the National French Toast Day admires the easy, tasty, and most satisfying breakfast – the French toast! This day encourages french toast lovers to enjoy more of them and those who haven’t heard of them to go try one!
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Why French Toast Day?
The French Toast goes by different names in different regions. If you haven’t heard of French Toast you must have heard them as eggy bread, Bombay Toast, poor knight’s pudding, or even German Toast!
No matter which country you have it in, the French Toast just needs a few common ingredients – a few eggs, fresh milk, and some bread slices!
Whisk a few eggs in milk with some sugar. Dip the bread in the mixture and heat it on a medium heat pan until slightly golden. Ta-da your homemade French Toast is ready! Trust me it’s as simple as it sounds!
To add more flavor, you could add a few drops of vanilla essence or cinnamon too! Or just get creative with different ingredients you can add to suit your taste buds!
This delicious breakfast recipe doesn’t seem to have any origin in France! Records from the 4th-century Latin recipes mention bread being soaked in milk before frying it. Another record from 14th century Germany tells us that the French Toast was called ‘poor knights’ pudding’ for t being a sweet treat affordable for all!
Today, French Toast is much loved for breakfast or as a snack. Being made with bread, eggs, and milk it surely packs you up with all the energy you need for the rest of the day!
How Can We Celebrate National French Toast Day?
- Prepare some French Toast today!
Love French Toasts? Perfect! Celebrate the day by making your favorite French Toast recipe today! If you want to make them kids friendly, cut them into sticks, and have a fruit puree for a dip!
- Get creative with the recipe today!
While the base ingredients remain the same, you could experiment with the different flavoring ingredients! Everyone has a favorite quirky recipe, you could have yours too! You can choose to spice it up or sweeten it up!
- Learn a new recipe online!
If you love cooking, today is a perfect excuse to add more to your recipe list! Learn a new French Toast recipe today, be it from your grandmother’s recipe book or the many chefs online!
- Invite loved ones for some French Toast breakfast!
You could enjoy those perfectly fried French Toast all by yourself! But what’s a celebration without loved ones! Invite friends and family for some French Toast breakfast! Serve them along with Orange juice for a perfect combo!
- Volunteer for the homeless and the less unfortunate!
Celebrate the day by serving folks less unfortunate than us. Volunteer to give away some French Toasts today for homeless shelters or be part of a food drive!
- Celebrate French Toast Day on Social Media!
Click pictures of your favorite French Toast, or share your favorite recipe to encourage friends and family to enjoy some French Toasts today! Share your posts using #NatioanalFrenchToastDay and #FrenchToastDay on social media!
Interesting Facts About National French Toast Day:
Here are some interesting facts about French Toast to add more fun to the celebrations!
- The French Toast recipes from the medieval period must have been made for the wealthy! Since white bread was a luxury product back then, it was rare for a common man to have had them!
- French Toast in Scotland is eaten as a sandwich with sausages in between! In Great Britain, it is sometimes dipped with Ketchup!
- The first time in 1871, the Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink mentioned the “French toast’’ in print.
- The “French Toast” may have originated from the French and it was called “pain perdu” (lost bread). It was prepared using leftover bread that was about to go stale!
- The Italy version of French Toast has mozzarella cheese between two bread slices and then dipped in the whisked eggs before frying. Once fried it is served with cheese and ketchup!
- French Toasts are high in vitamins and minerals as well as riboflavin, proteins, selenium, sodium, and fats!
History Of National French Toast Day:
The origin and founder of National French Toast Day are unknown. We do not know why the 28th of November was chosen either. Since there are no congressional claims or presidential declarations it is celebrated as an unofficial national food holiday!