Thinking of the combination of eggs and sugar causes my stomach to squirm. I’m sure I don’t speak for everyone but to me this is one of the strangest food combinations I know. In the renaissance however, the combination of eggs and sugar was very common.
Sometimes the best dishes are those you are prejudiced against. That is the case with this amazing bread dish. I found the recipe with not much more than the label ‘Dutch renaissance bread dish’ and had no expectations at all making it, ready to chuck the whole thing in the bin if thing turned out bad. Imagine my surprise when it proved a heavenly combination. Here’s the recipe.