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  1. A Japanese sweet snack called "English toast", which is neither English nor toast. It consists of two slices of white bread, covered with a layer of margarine, sprinkled with sugar and put together.

  2. In the Middle Ages warmed bread was placed in drinks to add flavor. By the 1700s, dunking toasted bread in a drink became a sign of respect. In Modern times, only the term "toast" remains when everyone raising a glass in salute.

  3. French Toast in the French language is "pain perdu" meaning "lost bread" which is due to the use of stale or "lost" bread as the main ingredient.

  4. In 2001, Robin Southgate invented a toaster that would "toast" the weather forecast into your bread.

  5. The British actually invented the "Toast Sandwich" as a cheap, high calorie meal made principally out of bread and toast.

  6. The "toast sandwich": a piece of toast between two slices of bread.

  7. French toast" is called "lost bread" in Belgium because they use old bread to make it which make it good to eat again.

  8. Toasted frozen bread is healthier than regular toast.

  9. On July 28, 1900 at his restaurant Louis’ Lunch in New Haven, CT, Lassen constructed a hamburger prototype when he sandwiched ground steak trimmings between two slices of toast. The Original Burger on sliced bread is still served by the family-run tavern today.

  10. The reason in English we "toast" someone's health before an honourary drink or meal, is that traditionally drinks would be flavoured with toasted bread; the word toast replacing the name of the honouree whom was seen as figuratively flavouring the drinks.

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Tanning lotion works by inducing in the skin the Maillard’s reaction, the one also responsible for the change of color of bread when it’s toasted or the smell of bacon when it’s fried. The compounds formed (melanoidins) are different from a normal tan and don’t protect from the sun.

The process by which bread toasts is called the Maillard Reaction.

The delicious tastes of seared steak, golden brown bread and even toasted marshmallows are all due to the same chemical reaction.

Toast sandwich, a sandwich comprised of two slices of thick bread with slice of toast in the middle.

The Victorian writer Mrs Beeton invented the ‘toast sandwich’, consisting of a piece of toast, seasoned with salt and pepper, between two pieces of bread.

The Japanese toast industry is booming, with toasters selling for $270 that make one slice of reheated bread

Toast in fact does land buttered-side down 81% of the time, due to the physics of the bread and the rotation of the fall.

The United Kingdom has a dish called a "Toast Sandwich", which is a sandwich made by putting a thin slice of toast between two thin slices of bread with a layer of butter, and adding salt and pepper to taste.

Proust's memory-laden madeleines might have actually started out as toasted bread mixed with honey.

There is a type of sandwich called "toast sandwich" which is made by placing one piece of toast between two pieces of non-toasted bread. Essentially just a plain hamburger with toast as a meat substitute.

There is a toaster that will toast your photo into a piece of bread.

Welsh rabbit is not made from rabbits. It's cheese on toasted bread.

The UKs best value meal - the toast sandwich. Two slices of toast with bread in the middle

A toast sandwich is a sandwich made by putting a thin slice of toast between two thin slices of bread, with an (optional) layer of butter

In Germany, sliced bread is called toast

One olympic cyclist is just barely enough to toast a slice of bread

A researcher spent a week toasting 2000 pieces of bread to find what makes the perfect slice of toast- 216 seconds at 154 ° C

Avocado toast isn’t avocado flavored toasted bread, it is avocado ON toast.

There is a type of sandwich called "toast sandwich" which is made by placing one piece of toast between two pieces of unbaked bread. Essentially just a plain hamburger with toast as a meat substitute.

Broiling bread on high will yield perfect toast, quickly.

The golden ratio for orange marmalade toast is 9:1:2 representing thickness of the bread : salted butter : marmalade

“Toast Sandwiches”, a British delicacy which involves bread sandwiched between bread, this creating a bread sandwich.

As a Canadian, I never knew there was an "appellation" for thick sliced bread. TEXAS TOAST sounds amazing for french toast!

Toasting as a drinking ritual once involved dunking bread into a cup of warm alcohol. That's also how the phrase "to be the toast of the town" came about

A researcher spent a week toasting 2000 slices of bread to make what makes the perfect toast- 216 seconds at 154°C