Monday, May 13, 2013

Cream cheese and Anchovy Slices

This bread was made for my friend's birthday drink.
I got invitation on that day. All the ingredients are left over in the fridge. I checked the fridge, then I found Anchovy and cream cheese. Of cause, I have flour all the time.

At first, I made mixture of cream cheese and anchovy, seasoned with pepper. It was salty enough by anchovy. Apply it on the dough. Sprinkle onion slices.
I didn't proof it before put it in the oven and bake. Because I wanted to make it thin and crispy crust.

It was delicious!! Creamy and salty, but not too fishy. Onion texture is matching with cream cheese. Cut it into slices, and bring them party. That is suitable with wine and beer.

Cream cheese and Anchovy Slices

Dough
200 g Bread flour (high grade flour)
4 g Salt
1 tea spoon of instant dry yeast
1 table spoon of olive oil
120 g Water

Filling
100 g Cream cheese (soften spreadable)
5 fillets or more of Anchovy  (chopped finely)
Ground pepper
1 Onion (sliced)
1 table spoon of Olive oil


1. In a bread machine or dough mixer bowl, combine all dough ingredients. Knead it for 10 minutes, until it becomes smooth and elastic.

2. Put the dough in the bowl, and cover with plastic wrap. Place it at the warm place. Proof it 40 minutes until it becomes double size.

3. Meanwhile, make cream cheese filling.
Combine cream cheese and chopped anchovy in a small bowl. Season it with ground pepper.

4 .Take it out on the floured counter. Deflate it briefly. Reshape in to a ball. Rest it with cover for 15 minutes.
Put baking sheet on the tray.

5. Preheat oven at 200℃
Use a rolling pin, make it the Baking tray size square.
Transfer the dough on the tray. Stab with a folk few times.
Apply cream cheese filling all over.


Sprinkle onion slices. And drip olive oil on the onions.

6. Bake it at 200℃ for 15 minutes until crust become brown color.


Slice it and serve!!


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2 comments:

  1. sounds so yummmm. Love the combination of anchovy and cream cheese. I will try this for sure! Thanks Makoto-san!

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    1. your welcome!!
      it would be better looks to add something green vegetable : )

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