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Bread: Shizuoka Agricutural High School wins First Two Prizes at 5th National High School Bread Contest!

Bakery Teacher, Tetsuya Ishida/石田哲也 and Shizuoka Prefecture Agricultural High School Principal, Tadashi Nagai/長井正

2nd Prize, Natsuki Arai/新井菜月, and 1st Prize, Mari Ishiguro/石黒茉莉

On the 22nd and 23rd of January 2011 the 5th National High School Bread Contest took place in the City of Izu No Kuni in the Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka Prefecture!

An “official view” of the 16 finalists’ breads!

A “sneaky view” of the same!

Out of a grand total of 162 contestants who made the first draft, 16 finalists were invited to the finals including no less than 4 participants from Shizuoka Prefectural Agricultural High School who competed against finalists coming as far as Yamaguchi and Iwate Prefecture!

The 16 finalists and the jugde panel posing for posterity!

Mari Ishiguro being awarded the First Prize!

Mari Ishiguro’s bread: “Toma Kara Feuille”/”Tomato Mille-Feuilles”!
A German-style dessert bread concept!

Natsuki Arai being awarded the Second Prize!

Natsuki Arai’s bread: “Colorful Blend”!
A whole-meal bread concept!

The two proud winners (Natsuki and Mari)!

Incidentally I had the chance to eat (whole) both breads two weeks ago!
Now, some people should be convinced by now that the Shizuoka Gastronomy has deep roots!

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Yoghurt Bread

Here is a very simple recipe for bread than can be enjoyed at any times by adults and kids:

Yoghurt Bread!

INGREDIENTS: For 6 “balls”

-All-purpose flour: 150 g
-Light flour (cake flour): 50 g
-Baking powder: 5 g
-Salt: a pinch
-Salad oil: 35 cc/ml
-Plain yoghurt: 150 g
-Honey (liquid): 35 g
-Sliced cheese for topping: as appropriate

RECIPE:

-In one bowl, sift flour, salt and baking powder through and mix well.

-In another bowl, pour yoghurt, salad oil and honey. Mix with a hand mixer or whisk until bubbly.

-Pour the yoghurt mixture a lttle at a time in bowl containg the flour mixture. mix well well with a spatula. Repeat until all the yoghurt mixture has blended well with the flour mixture.

-Divide the dough into 8 balls. Use flour if they are too sticky. Sprinkle some four on an oven plate and place the balls on it. Make a cut over the top. Place some cheese over the top according to preference.

-Bake for 25 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius.

NOTE:

-Try with roasted sesame seeds (black or yellow) either included in the dough or as topping!

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Kabocha Bread

Here is another simple bread recipe using kabocha this time!
It ca easily be used for sandwiches and even hamburgers!

Kabocha Bread!

INGREDIENTS: For 8 balls

-All-purpose flour: 4 cups
-Egg: 1
-Lukewarm water: 120 cc/ml
-Oilve oil: 2 tablespoons
-Brown sugar: 1 tablespoon
-Salt: 1 teaspoon
-Dry yeast/yeast powder: 2 g
-Kabocha: 100 g

RECIPE:

-Pour all ingredients, except kabocha, into the bowl of the Home Bakery (see above pic) and set for a first fermentation and switch on.

-Cut the kabocha into small pieces. Boil until soft. Drain well and pass through a sieve to obtain a puree.

-Once the dough has been fermented, take out of the Home Bakery mold. Mix it with the kabocha puree and knead well.

-Form a ball (it’s ok if some kabocha is still visible) and drop it in the Home Bakery mold. Set it for a first fermentation agan and switch on.

-Once the fermentation is finished take dough out and form 8 equal-sized balls.

-Sprinkle balls with flour and let rest on a oven hot plate for a second fermentation.

-When econd fermentation has been finished bake for 10 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius.

Sandwich samples:

Deep-fried chicken burger!

Bacon sandwich!

Ham sandwich!

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Blueberry Yoghurt Bread

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Still have plenty of those blueberries left? Dry them!
As for me, I eat them with yoghurt for breakfast.
Which reminded me of a simple recipe for breakfast bread:
Blueberry Yoghurt Bread!

INGREDIENTS:
-Bread flour: 250 g
-Whole wheat flour/Graham Flour: 50 g
-Plain yoghurt: 150 g
-Unsalted butter: 13 g
-Milk: 80 ml
-Sugar: 1 large tablespoon
-Salt: 1 small teaspoon (you may want to reduce that)
-Dry yeast: two thirds of a large tablespoon
-Dried blueberries: 40 g
-Bluberry jam: to taste
-Beaten egg

RECIPE:
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In an appropriate bowl or recipient, drop and mix bread flour, whole wheat flour/Graham Flour, plain yoghurt, unsalted butter, milk, sugar, salt, dry yeast, dried blueberries. Let ferment as you woulddo with any bread.

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-Once leavened, knead to let gas out. Form a bowl and cut iinto 6 equal parts.

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-Cover with cellophane paper and let rest for 20 minutes.

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-Stretch each ball with both hands first, then using a wooden roll stretch more on the picture.

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-Brush one side with a little bluberry jam and roll with the jam inside.

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-Place the balls as in picture inside a 19 cm wide baking paper mold.

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-To help with second fermentation, place inside a microwave oven for 20 minutes at 40 degrees Celsius.

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-During that time, preheat oven to 210 degrees Celsius.
-Take out bread out of microwave oven. Brush with beaten egg.
-Lower oven tempearture to 190 degrees Celsius and bake for 20 minutes.

Enjoy!

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