Mix the yeast with
100 gram water and 1 tablespoon sugar and let it stand for 10 minutes.
In the meantime, stir the oil and the rest of the sugar together. Add
the yeast mixture and 200 gram water, stir well. Now add 100 gram flour,
stir well again. Add the rest of the flour, 100 gram at the time. Knead
for ten minutes, allow the dough to rise one hour. Divide the dough
into 4 pieces, roll them out and cut each roll in six. Allow these bread
rolls to rise another half our and bake 15 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius.
Bake the pan de sal
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Beat the milk and the eggs together. Soak the bread
in this mixture for 5 minutes. Fry them 1 minutes on both sides in hot
oil. Mix the sugar with the cinnamon and the nutmeg and sprinkle over
Apparently, many different bread-eating nationalities
like to make good use of their old bread. In
France, this recipe is called
"Pain perdu", in Germany
"Armer ritter", in Great
Britain "poor knights of Windsor" and
Americans call it
"French toast" (and serve it with syrup instead of sugar). I, however,
being of proper Dutch origin, prefer to stick to my conviction that
it is a Dutch recipe.