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New York Style Pepperoni Pizza~ Baking Partners Challenge# 10

New York Style Pepperoni Pizza  Baking Partners challenge# 10 is New York Style Pizza. Baking partners is the brain child of  Swathi of Zesty South Indian Kitchen. It is a wonderful group of enthusiastic blogger who try something new in baking every month. Making Pizza dough was quiet challenging for me.  This recipe called for the thin crusted hand tossed pizza. I do not make pizza often at home. My kid loves pepperoni pizza and I make the quick version using  naan as crust. It took a while for me to practice, but I am glad I finally made a pizza from the scratch. This recipe was suggested by Archana of Tangy Minds. Thanks Archana and Swathi for this challenge. Recipe suggested by Archana Recipe adapted from SeriousEats.( Ingredients For the crust Bread flour- 4 1/2 cup 22 1/2 ounces Sugar- 2 1/2 tbs Salt- 1 tsp Instant Yeast - 2tsp Extra virgin olive oil- 3 tbs Luke warm water-

Shrimp Vermicelli/Rice Noodles

Shrimp Vermicelli/Rice Noodles Rice noodles/ Vermicelli is quick to prepare and this dish is inspired by the South Asian stir fry. I usually use vermicelli to make pudding and for upma. I first saw shrimp Vermicelli recipe in Betty's kitchen in you tube. I spiced it up a bit a added a little more Asian Flavor.This noodles is more healthy and a satisfying meal. Ingredients Rice vermicelli/rice noodles- 12 oz. Shrimp cleaned- 1/2 cup Bell pepper thinly sliced- 1/2 cup Carrots- thinly sliced- 1/2 cup ( you can also add cabbage or bean sprouts) Celery chopped- 3 tbs Egg-2 Shallots- 2 Garlic- 3 pods Dry chilly flakes- 1/2 tsp Soya sauce- 2 tsp Sugar- 1/2 tsp Oyster sauce- 1/2 tsp Chilly garlic sauce- 1/2 tsp Pepper - a dash Salt to taste Soak vermicelli in hot boiling water till it is soft. Drain the vermicelli into a colander and place under cold running water for a few seconds. Allow the water to completely drain off. Drizzle two tsp of oil (preferabl

Strawberry Pudding

Strawberry Pudding Strawberry pudding for all strawberry lovers.Simple and a perfect for any occasion.My kid loves strawberry He wanted to make something with strawberry for mother's day.So we made this together for Mother's Day dinner. Try this,you will surely love it. Ingredients Strawberry chopped- 1/2 cup Strawberry pureed and strained- 1/2 cup Milk- 2 1/2 cup Egg - 1 Heavy whipping cream- 1 cup Gelatin- 1 sachet Sugar - 1/2 cup+ 2 tsp Vanilla essence- 1/2 tsp Take 1/3 cup of boiling water and stir in gelatin and one tsp of sugar. Stir till is completely dissolved and set aside. Chop strawberries and mix in one tsp of sugar and set aside. Heat milk and the rest of the sugar in a sauce pan till it starts to boil. In a separate bowl beat egg with a fork till it is light and fluffy. Add about one forth cup of hot milk while stirring the egg continuously. Now stir in this egg mixture into the sauce pan with milk and whisk continuously for about a minu