Thanks Meera and thanks Asha!
The image reminds me of Ads of early 80's!
The word CHAT first made me drool - my brain was prompt to send msgs that its the English word for talking or chit-chatting! :( So no Chaat as in Bhel/Paanipuri...hmmmm...
Meera this homemade Alphonso Icecream with Pista n Alphonso cubes -- Virtual one- tere naam! Ho jaaye?
I am humbly forwarding this award to -
Shilpa, Manisha, Deeba, Pravs, Swapna and Maya back to Meera as well!!
Thankyou for being such nice and prompt in response! Some I mail, some though chat and some through comments, but the chat keeps flowing!! Makes my day special!! Very special!!!
Pizza as the title suggests was our weekend Brunch!
I have made it from this source -- HERE
Why did I settle on Pizza- my two tiny angels were busing humming the song from Barney
"Peethja Peethja, nothing beats a peetja, its my tummy's fav or ate!! " elder one
Younger one joins in 'Pijjjjjaaa Pijjjjaa' with a hop, clap and jump!! Heehee! Fun to watch them do!
(Here-Link to this particular song, and also a nice 'how to make pizza dough' song your kids would love these songs, if they are under 4! Some parents I know are already fed up of the CD's due to the number of times a kid wants to see it, a rocker would surely agree!)
Since both had sung and didn't know what it is, I thought of making it at home from scratch.
I had a dear friend who had involved us in the process of pizza-from-scratch-with-sauce-too some 4 years ago, which I conveniently forgot amidst the fun we had! Now I miss those beautiful days which used to be fun filled, with my friend changing country, I totally miss the adventurous and magnetic couple a lottttttt..those happy potluck parties etc!
EVOO, Moz. Shredded Cheese, I used a ready Pizza Sauce 400gm tin, Veggies of your choice as toppings, the dough (divided into four portions) as below - one portion was under WIP with me :D
The pizza dough rolled out thick, first spread few drops of olive oil, spoon the sauce, spread the mozzarella shreds, toppings, for extra cheesy, little more cheese on top.
Inside the oven preheated for 10 mins @ 400F, then 15 mins of baking or until the cheese melts and the base is crisp, take it out.
The first one that came out, crisp base and yummy outcome- got pat on the back from Hubby and kids loved it too. Was too happy for them and I loved it as well!!
My daughter came up with a fancy topping request..and I catered to it, she relished it with raised brows with wows and yummy's at each bite!!
She had fresh pineapple toppings!
KAIRI PANHA - HEALTHY WAY TO QUENCH THIRST
I had mine with a glass of refreshing Kairi Panha from Raaga-The Singing Chef!
Thanks to her mom, n no I am already aquired by the 'Khattas of Kairis!' so no sweat in aquiring a taste for this!!
Raaga, the use of black salt and cumin powders truly enhanced the taste of this Kairi Panha and it is going to be a regular till I can get hold of 'Kairis' or Raw mangoes!! Thanks so much for sharing!!
Hey Raaga, I even made a sweet pickle to which I added black salt and cumin powder amidst others, idea from you! Thanks yet again.
Also during the last week, my baking session was in full swing, my mind could not get over Sunita's lovely droolofying photo of Cherry Cake she recreated from her memory!!
WHAT A TREAT IT WAS!! Anyone of you, don't go by the looks of mine, I am not good at presentation or photography, but can vouch that the taste was just amazingggggggggglyyyyyyy SSSUUUUUUPPPPPERRRRRRRRRRBB!! Try it once to know!!
CHERRY CAKE FROM SUNITA BHUYAN
Would you join me in having a piece each??!!!