しろはとベーカリーShirohato Bakery

Last week, I went to huku cafe craving their amazing green curry but I got there half an hour before they opened for dinner, so to kill time until then, I decided to walk down 押小路通Oshikoji Street checking out NAKAMURA GENERAL STORE and Flip up! before heading to nicotto & mam, crossing 烏丸通Karasuma Street.

Before I could get to nicotto & mam, however, しろはとベーカリーShirohato Bakery caught my eye…I had actually run across it this past summer when I was out with Maki and had made a mental note to check it out sometime; guess it was time.☺

Do you see the bird on the signs? “Shiro hato” means “white dove”.

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The sandwiches must be popular because there was hardly anything in the refrigerated area.

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cute display of bread…I was glad there was still plenty of bread left.

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the baked sweets next to the register

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The owner was soft-spoken but friendly. He seems to use a lot of brown-rice flour in his bread (healthy!) and the variety and presentation of the bread would attract anyone, especially female customers like me. Although I was going to have dinner soon, I couldn’t help buying two breads:

ハムとチーズ玄米ベーグルサンドhamu to chiizu genmai behguru sando (ham & cheese brown-rice bagel sandwich, ¥200,

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and チョコ玄米ベーグルchoko genmai behguru (chocolate brown-rice bagel), ¥160

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Rice flour makes for a chewy texture and I got plenty of that in these bagels. I could taste the brown rice in the bagel for the sandwich. Although it was hard to taste the brown rice in the chocolate one, I was impressed with the even spread of chocolate chips inside, no skimping here like I’ve found with many other bakeries!

I read somewhere that the owner used to work at Bremen, a bakery in 岩倉Iwakura at which I often bought bread for the variety found there when I used to work in the area. Shirohato Bakery opened in January this year, so it’s still somewhat new but if everyone finds the bread as addictive as I do, I’m sure it’ll eventually become a popular bakery.

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