French Toast and a Sudo Makeup Day.

by Russell Smith February. 25, 2019 338 views
Chi Flavored French Toast with Blueberry Syrup

Chi Flavored French Toast with Blueberry Syrup


I decided to take a friends suggestion and add some Chi Spice to the French Toast Batter. It was delicious next time I will amp the flavor up by adding just a bit extra spice on the slices just prior to cooking it .

The blueberry Syrup was simple.

  • 1 cup of Blueberries
  • 1/4 cup of Maple Syrup
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 tablespoon Butter

Heat over high heat until the mix (blueberries, Cinnamon and syrup)comes to a boil. Let boil until the berries start to burst then turn the heat off and stir in the butter . Remove Cinnamon stick and serve warm.

On the photography part . Next time I would wait for the toast to cool down completely so the Whipcream does not "melt" and slide down the pile. I would also use a bit less syrup as it makes a heck of a mess.

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Andi Saw 1 year, 7 months ago

You put sausages and french toast on the same plate? Touching each other? WHY? smile

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Russell Smith Replied to Andi Saw 1 year, 7 months ago

:) I did not even realize the sausage slid over to the french toast until you mentioned it .

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Andi Saw Replied to Russell Smith 1 year, 7 months ago

smile 

Let me state it again. this is absurd for me (Italian) but when I was in the US I ate marvellous food.

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Russell Smith Replied to Andi Saw 1 year, 7 months ago

It is amazing to me how diverse the food is here in the states.

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Andi Saw Replied to Russell Smith 1 year, 7 months ago

You have an amazing use of salt. 
It takes out the perfect flavour in every food. 
Every bite is an explosion ot taste, perfectly balanced. You can taste every ingredient, but also the combination of them. 
You have eccentric mix of foods (sausages + fruit) but, if you can overcome the horror for these really absurd combinations, the result is almost always spectacular. :D
And I loved the coffee too!

1 year, 7 months ago Edited
Heike 1 year, 7 months ago

Yummi ! Looks delicious. In german 'French toast' were called 'Arme Ritter' (Poor Knights) before the international name French toast became popular.

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Russell Smith Replied to Heike 1 year, 7 months ago

Thank you for teaching me that .

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Laurie Madsen 1 year, 7 months ago

Russ-
Love the picture the way it is. 
If you wait til it's cold and then top it, you will have a beautiful picture, but it will have that perkins menu look.
Something about the way it melted and slid off makes it more sumptuous looking and inviting.
By all means try it both ways, but I hope you see what I mean. It gives it that "so fresh I can almost smell and taste it" look!
Just my 2 cents worth.
Now I'm hungry for french toast!

1 year, 7 months ago Edited
Russell Smith Replied to Laurie Madsen 1 year, 7 months ago

I would agree with that one looks more super clean and this way says home made come enjoy.

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Laurie Madsen Replied to Russell Smith 1 year, 7 months ago

Yes, it makes me almost see the steam rising off from it!
Anyway, fabulous capture!

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Camellia Staab 1 year, 7 months ago

WOW Russell you outdid the styling and light and.....and... Just gorgeous! But I will be honest, if I ate that I would be resting for several days. You outdid yourself as far as the photograph and no doubt it tastes very good, because it definitely looks scrumptious.

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Russell Smith Replied to Camellia Staab 1 year, 7 months ago

It was surprisingly light but then again I used almond milk and a few eggs in the batter and the blueberries only had the bit of maple syrup in them for added sugar.

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Antonio Gil 1 year, 7 months ago

Love the undersaturated look of this image Russel

1 year, 7 months ago Edited
Russell Smith Replied to Antonio Gil 1 year, 7 months ago

Thank you .

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John Waco Jr 1 year, 7 months ago

it looks too good to eat

1 year, 7 months ago Edited
Russell Smith Replied to John Waco Jr 1 year, 7 months ago

But it was so good to eat :)

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Berckmans Peter 1 year, 7 months ago

There goes my diet. Nice food photo

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Russell Smith Replied to Berckmans Peter 1 year, 7 months ago

Thank  you .

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Björn Roose 1 year, 7 months ago

Definitely something I would not even dare eating, but the photo is great smile

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Russell Smith Replied to Björn Roose 1 year, 7 months ago

:) I would say these 3 were semi healthy because I used almond milk instead of cream .

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Björn Roose Replied to Russell Smith 1 year, 7 months ago

It's the combination of the cream, saucages and blueberries which makes me think I would get an instant heart atack if I ate it smile

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Pete 1 year, 7 months ago

not fair. now you have me hungry

1 year, 7 months ago Edited
Russell Smith Replied to Pete 1 year, 7 months ago

:) hehe. It is a quick and simple meal to make .

1 year, 7 months ago Edited
Pete Replied to Russell Smith 1 year, 7 months ago

sunglasses

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