Pain Perdu, which translates to "lost bread," is traditionally a heartwarming way to breathe new life into stale bread. It's soaked in a sweet milk-egg mixture, then fried to a golden perfection. Le Mirage, always looking for ways to elevate classic dishes, marries it with the seasonal fruits the region proudly offers.
A standout dish is their Seasonal Fruit Pain Perdu, what many might recognize as French toast. Pain Perdu means "lost bread." It's stale bread brought back to life. At Le Mirage, they pair it with seasonal fruits. In spring, they use rhubarb. Its tartness balances the sweet bread. But you can swap in any seasonal fruit. The dish changes with the seasons. Try this French recipe with your favorite fruit. Enjoy a taste of the Cote d'Azur at home.