Image of chocolate almond croissant with freshly squeezed orange juice from Pain Perdu

Delicious Croissants and Pain Perdu at this French Bakery in Toronto

painperduWhile walking along St. Clair Avenue West one day, my husband and I came across a French bakery called Pain Perdu.  There are a few tables at this bakery, which also offers a sit-in service.  Since our daughter loves croissants, we wanted to pick one up for her as an after-school snack.  She was happily surprised when we gave her the butter croissant.  It was very much to her liking.

Before leaving Pain Perdu that day, we were told that their pain perdu was a very popular dish for their sit-in customers.  We learned pain perdu is French toast.  Since we never had pain perdu at a French bakery before, we decided to return another day for breakfast.  We didn’t need to convince our daughter about having breakfast there, as she was eagerly awaiting to have another one of their butter croissants. (more…)

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