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Tokachi Quiche

I had the opportunity to visit Tokachi in Hokkaido in the last week of February. In my one week there, I was introduced to the wonders of Tokachi’s agricultural industry and, was impressed that many of the cafes and restaurants there make their dishes using ingredients grown locally. In fact, many of the cafes there actually have a field in front of them where they grow their own wheat/corn/beans.

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Vegemite and Bacon Pie Roll

Vegemite is one of the best foodstuff ever created. I love it so much I want to eat it with EVERYTHING.

Anyway, it would seem a prime waste if I didn’t try to create a bake using it … so today, I decided to make a savory snack – Vegemite and Bacon something. A scone seems like the perfect thing to hold these two together … maybe a bun? In the end, I decided on something crusty, like a pie crust.

The result was better than I expected! I love the yeasty saltiness the Vegemite gave, the bits of smoky bacon embedded in the roll and the crusty, biscuity mouthfeel of the roll. The husband – however – doesn’t like it so much. He’s British so  … whatever.

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