Parmesan French Toast
This recipe for Parmesan cheese toast will make you rethink French toast forever. Savory, cheesy and rich, serve this Parmesan toast for breakfast with a side of fresh or stewed fruits, or for lunch with a crisp green salad. Instead of traditional maple syrup, topping Parmesan toast with a thick, high-quality balsamic vinegar will make it truly Italian. (If your balsamic vinegar is not syrupy, make your own by mixing equal parts balsamic vinegar and honey or try our recipe for Balsamic Caramel.) Parmesan cheese toast can be
made with white or sourdough bread, and is even better if you use challah bread or brioche.
For a fun variation, instead of serving whole slices of bread for Parmesan cheese toast, cut slices in 2-inch thick strips, prepare them according to the recipe and stack the Parmesan toast “logs” on each plate before serving. If you’re serving this Parmesan toast recipe for lunch, add some pressed garlic or chopped fresh herbs like thyme or rosemary to the egg-Parmigiano Reggiano® cheese mixture before soaking the bread.