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Bapao van spekbokking

Bapao of bacon bucking

The World of fish: Vietnam


  • 350 grams of lukewarm water
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 7 grams of dried yeast
  • 500 grams of bapa flour
  • 20 grams of skimmed milk powder
  • 5 grams of sesame oil
  • 50 grams bapa flour, for pollination
  • 100 grams of smoked bacon
  • 10 ml. sesame
  • 1 shallot
  • 10 grams of salt


  • For the bapa filling, finely chop the shallots.
  • Fry gently and add the sesame oil and plucked bacon.
  • Divide the filling evenly into semicircular flexipan molds and freeze.
  • Dissolve the yeast and sugar in the lukewarm water.
  • Mix the sifted bapa flour with the milk powder.
  • Add the yeast mixture and knead into an elastic dough.
  • Finally mix the sesame oil and the salt into the dough.
  • Allow the dough to rise for one hour in a humid environment at 24 ° C.
  • Flatten the dough and weigh 10 pieces of 40 gram dough.
  • Roll out the dough and place the frozen balls of filling on it.
  • Fold the dough and place the bapao’s on the baking sheet.
  • Let the rolls proofread for half an hour.
  • Sprinkle the forest with roasted sesame seeds, finely ground seaweed and dried shiso.
  • Cook the bosos in the combisteamer, 12 minutes at 100 ° C.
  • The bapaos can be frozen and heated up à la minute


  • As a warm appetizer.
  • As a component in a composition with other herring preparations.

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