Savoury Thyme, Sage & Parmesan French Toast

November 24 2021

This week's new recipe is a delicious savoury thyme, sage and parmesan French toast. And it might just be a new favourite, served with a fresh crisp green salad - the perfect lunch or lazy dinner. The thyme, sage, and parmesan make the perfect savoury team!

For this recipe, I teamed up with the guys from Westgold. Their rich and creamy butter works perfectly in this French toast recipe. I've been using their high-quality butter in my cooking and baking for the past few months and have been loving it. It's made with milk from grass-fed cows and using a traditional churning process. Be sure to look out for them when shopping at Woolworths in Australia.

As always, please let me know if you make the recipe @gatherandfeast and feel free to ask any questions.




Savoury Thyme, Sage & Parmesan French Toast  |  Gather & Feast

Savoury Thyme, Sage & Parmesan French Toast  |  Gather & Feast


15 minutes
  • 2 slices of thick sourdough bread
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup full cream milk (I've used Westgold UHT milk)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage leaves, finely chopped
  • Zest of 1 lemon 
  • 1/4 cup fresh parmesan, finely grated
  • Flakey sea salt
  • Freshly cracked black pepper
  • Westgold salted butter, to fry and serve (or butter of choice)
  • Fresh green salad, to serve 


  1. Whisk the egg and milk together in a wide shallow bowl.
  2. Add the fresh thyme and finely chopped sage leaves along with the lemon zest and finely grated parmesan.
  3. Now add a small pinch of sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper and whisk to combine.
  4. Coat and soak both sides of the bread in the mixture.
  5. Using a fork or spoon scoop up any remaining herb mixture and press it into the bread.
  6. Next, place a frying pan onto medium heat and add a knob of salted butter.
  7. Now add the coated bread slices to the frying pan and top with any remaining herb mixture.
  8. Grate over a small amount of parmesan and black pepper.
  9. After a few minutes flip and cook the bread on the other side and until both sides are cooked through and golden.
  10. Serve topped with a knob of salted butter, lemon zest, fresh thyme leaves, a sprinkling of sea salt, and freshly cracked black pepper. Enjoy!

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