Learn how to make simple yet delicious french toast! There is nothing fancy here because simple is better with this. About the best french toast you’ll have anywhere! French toast, also known as eggy bread, Bombay toast, German toast, gypsy toast, poor knights (of Windsor), or Spanish toast, is a dish made of bread soaked in milk, then in beaten eggs and then fried, a variation from the traditional Spanish dessert called Torrija. Here is one simple recipe, how to make french toasts.