Monday, July 16, 2012


serves four

4 slices bacon 
5 oz. potato 
1 oz. spinach 
3 1/2 oz. shredded Mozzarella cheese
1/2 tablespoon oil
2 eggs
80 ml milk
80 ml fresh cream
a little salt
a little pepper
10 g Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons matcha powder 
150 grams flour
80 grams butter
1 egg yolk
2 tablespoons cold water
To make the dough, mix the flour, matcha powder and the butter and knead. Add the egg yolk and cold water and mix. Spread the dough out (Step 1) into a mold about 15 cm. in diameter. Cut the bacon slices into 8 equal portions. Peel the potato; slice them. Cut off the stems of the spinach and wash. Cut into 3 cm. long pieces. Preheat the oven to 170 °C. Heat the oil in a frying pan on medium heat and fry the bacon strips and potato slices. Mix the eggs, fresh cream, milk, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper in a bowl. Put the bacon strips and potato slices (Step 4) into the pan (Step 2). Pour the liquid mixture (Step 5) into the pan and spread the spinach and the shredded Mozzarela cheese over it. Bake in the oven 30 to 40 minutes.
bacon recipe courtesy of: Manami Imai and Kenji Imai, J-Simple Recipes: Enjoy cooking Japanese food!