1. Add water, bread flour, (gluten flour), sugar, salt, and milk powder in the pan of your bread machine. Select dough cycle and press start as per manufacturer's instructions.
2. After 5 min, add butter and add yeast in the yeast compartment.
3. When the dough cycle is complete, remove the dough from the machine and place it on a floured surface.
4. Punch the dough down and divide it in 3 pieces. Cover it with a dry cloth. Let it rest for about 15min.
4. Working with one piece at at time, use a rolling pin, roll the dough back and forth, shaping it into a flat oval. Fold it length-wise both sides onto the centerline. Then roll it up. Place the shaped dough, seam side down, in a greased loaf pan. Repeat with the other dough balls, placing them in the center, and near the other end of the pan.
Cover and let rise for 40~60min or until the dough rises to 85~90% of the square pan height.
5. Preheat the oven to 190℃. Cover the pan with a lid and bake for 30 minutes.
6. Unmold and transfer the bread to a cooling rack. Wait till it completely cools down before slicing.
1.First make the curry paste In a frying-pan, add butter and flour. Stir to combine over low heat.
2. When it starts to be liquid, then add curry powder. Cook and stir for a few minutes and remove from the heat. Transfer into a small bowl and set aside.
3. In a big cooking pot, heat 1 to 2 tbsp vegetable oil, and fry the garlic until fragrant. Then add onions, and cook gently over low heat until browned (about 20~30min).
4. Add water, soy sauce, mirin and apricot jam. Bring to a boil.
5. Add a ladleful or two of the stock from step #4 into the curry paste bowl from #2. Mix well. Then gradually add it all into the curry paste bowl. Mix until smooth, using an egg whisk if necessary.
6. Add kosher salt and brown sugar to adjust the taste. Mix well. The curry sauce is done!
7.Now make the katsu Stab the pork with a fork. Season the pork pieces with salt and pepper, dust with flour. Then dip them in the beaten egg+water mixture. Finally coat the pork with panko bread crumbs, evenly, pressing down gently. Both sides should be completely coated.
8. In a frying pan, heat up the cooking oil over medium high heat until it reaches 180℃. Fry the pork until both sides are golden brown, turning them in the oil once or twice. Drain on a plate covered with paper towels.
9. Slice the cooked tonkatsu into strips and place over the rice, then pour the curry sauce.
Garnish with beni shoga over the rice if you like!
1. In a big cooking pot, heat 1 tbsp oil, cook the garlic and ginger until fragrant. Add carrot and onion and cook until the onion is lightly browned. Then add the grated apple and mix.
2. Pour the water. Add maggie cube and soy sauce. Bring to a boil.
3. Add the curry roux. You can use 170~190g or you can simply stop when get the thickness you like.
4.Now make the katsu Stab the pork with a fork. Season the pork pieces with salt and pepper, then dust with flour. Now dip them in the beaten egg mixture. Finally coat with panko bread crumbs, evenly, pressing down gently. Both sides should be completely coated.
5. In a frying pan, heat up the cooking oil over medium high heat until it reaches 180℃. Fry the pork until both sides are golden brown, turning them in the oil once or twice. Drain on a plate covered with paper towels.
6. Slice the cooked tonkatsu into strips. Serve the steamed rice in a plate or bowl and place the sliced tonkatsu on top. Now pour curry sauce. Garnish with the chopped green long onion or with beni shoga over the rice if you like.
Asian & Wafu, Cooking, Cooking Recipe, Everyday cooking, Vegetables
100g bread flour (T65)
50g cake flour/plain flour (T45)
2 1/2 tsp corn starch
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp sugar
2 1/2 tsp vegetable oil
1. With an egg whisk or a spoon mix the dry ingredients in a bowl.
2. Add water and mix well, then the oil. Keep on stirring until well combined. Let it sit about 1h at room temperature.
3. Heat a non-stick frying-pan at medium heat, once it is hot then reduce the heat to low. Then quickly brush the batter so as to cover the bottom of the pan. Flip and cook the other side. Repeat the process until all the batter is finished.
Idea for use :
Spring roll of course for deep-frying, or for kids to enjoy Nutella spreading and roll up. Or for the peking duck wrappers!
1. In a small cooking pot, add all the soba tsuyu ingredients and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 1 min. Remove from the heat and set aside until it cools down. Then keep the sauce in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator until soba is ready.
2. In a large cooking pot, boil a potfull of water. Cook the soba noodles according to the package instructions (they depend on which kind of soba or brand you use). Or until your favorite tenderness.
3. Rinse the soba noodles in the cold water to get rid of starch before you serve.
4. Drain completely and divide soba among the serving plates. Garnish with shredded nori sheet on top.
5. Pour enough "soba tsuyu" from the fridge into a small bowl for dipping the soba and serve with a side of sliced leek and wasabi.