Ponyo's Stacked Sandwiches | PONYO on the Cliff (崖の上のポニョ) 🥪
PONYO on the Cliff (崖の上のポニョ) 2008: During forbidden excursion to see the surface world, a goldfish princess encounters a human boy named Sosuke, who gives her the name Ponyo. Ponyo longs to become human and as her friendship with Sosuke grows, she becomes more humanlike. Ponyo's father brings her back to their ocean kingdom but so strong is Ponyo's wish to live on the surface that she breaks free, and in the process spills a collection of magical elixirs that endanger Sosuke's village.
"Her name is Ponyo. She likes to eat ham. And she can do magic! I got a cut on my thumb, and it went away because she licked it." "Oh! Maybe she could use some of her magic to fix my hips and back." "I'd let a fish lick me if it'd get me out of this wheelchair."
- Sōsuke showing Ponyo to Yoshie and Kayo
You will find stacked sandwich in one of the scene where Ponyo and Sōsuke are sailing and they bump into a family of three involving a tiny, crying baby. Ponyo, for the first time wanted to offer her favorite food (stacked sandwiches with ham) to the baby because she could understand the baby and wanted to feed it but the mom expression was like, "Umm...sorry but the baby cannot eat solid food yet. I can eat those sandwiches to produce milk for him" 😂
As Ponyo and Sōsuke leave the family, the baby cries even louder and Ponyo hops off her boat, run across the water and smushed her face in the baby's face and the baby stops crying! Aww.... lovely! The producer of this film, Hayao Miyazaki meant to install a sense of optimism in this scene where he believes that this kind of gesture brings a great emotional evolution to children. With this scene, Miyazaki make sure that Ponyo will do good things when she becomes human. LOL I still can't get over the baby's thug face! 😂
HOMEMADE BREAD INGREDIENTS:
3 cups bread flour / all-purpose flour
2 TBS vegetable oil
2 TSP salt
2 TBS brown sugar
1 TPS active dry yeast
Ham or any type of meat
1. Place bread flour or all-purpose flour into a mixing bowl. Then add in salt and sugar separately from the yeast. This is to prevent inconsistency on the dough. Mix the salt and sugar with the flour then mix the yeast with the flour.
2. Add in water and vegetable oil in a mixer and add in the flour mixture. Let the mixer run for 20 minutes. The mixer will knead the dough until it form a ball shape. You can also manually use your hand to knead the dough. Make sure to dough for at least 20 - 25 minutes. After kneading, let the dough rest for 1 hour 20 minutes or until double in size.
3. Yay! Our main dough is now double in size thanks to the yeast! Punch the dough and flatten it to let all the air out. Roll the dough and divide it into 3 portions. Then, roll each dough into a ball shape. Cover with a plastics wrap to prevent the dough from drying and let it rest for another 15 to 20 minutes.
4. 15 - 20 minutes later, take one dough and flatten it on a kneading board. Sprinkle some flour on top and fold both sides of the dough (see image below). Next, flatten it using roller and then roll the dough from the bottom and form it into a swiss roll shape. Repeat this steps on the other 2 dough.
5. Pop each loaf down into the loaf pan. Make sure to put baking sheet into the loaf pan or grease it with oil or butter to prevent the dough from sticking on it. Cover with a kitchen towel or plastics wrap and let it rest for another 45 minutes or until double in size. At this point, you may preheat your oven to 190°C.
5. Then bake for 30 - 40 minuets, in 180°C preheated oven. Once done baking, remove the loaf from the loaf pan and place it on a wire cooling tray. Let it cool down for at least 20 minutes.
6. Once it has cool down, cut the loaf into sandwiches!
7. Let's make our Ponyo's stacked sandwiches! You can add in cheese, lettuce, sliced tomatoes and any meat as you like! I'm using grilled beef instead of ham!
Ponyo's stacked sandwiches is done! Yummmmm! 🥪