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Halve the vanilla pod lengthways and scrape out the seeds with a knife.

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Mix the quark with the maple syrup and stir in the vanilla seeds.

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Finely grate the orange zest and add to the quark mixture.

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Peel the orange, removing all the white pith. Separate the segments and place in a bowl.

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Whisk the eggs with the milk and salt in a shallow dish. Dip the bread slices, one by one, turning to coat.

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Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a large non-stick pan. Dip 2 bread slices into the egg mixture, turning to coat both sides. Fry the slices for 1-2 minutes until golden brown then turn and cook the other side. Repeat until all the bread and egg mix are used up. Serve with curd and orange segments.