Pemberton Cookbook


French Toast the Dutch Way!The first part of the word ‘wentelteefjes’ is derived from a word meaning ‘soaked’, although the more commonly thought meaning of ‘wallow’ is not far off. ‘Teefje’ perhaps is an old word for a particular shape of pastry but also could refer to a female dog.

4 Servings



Mix the milk with a pinch of salt, sugar and the lightly beaten eggs.

Remove the crust from the bread and soak the slices in the milk and egg mix.

Butter a frying pan and fry the bread slices on both sides.

Sprinkle with icing sugar and cinnamon.


~Willemina Venema in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 2003

Page created June 7, 2003. Anne Pemberton. Edited Sun, June 8, 2003 . AP.