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.
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.