Saturday, October 1, 2011

Mushroom Cheese pizza

Pizza is very favorite food for every one. It is the wonderful snack that can be modified to our taste. Here are the interesting facts about pizza you can enjoy (Source:http://www.homemade-pizza-made-easy.com/pizza-facts.html)







Pizza Facts:
  • The people of America eat around 350 slices of pizza each second, or 100 acres per day.
  • Each year, pizza is a $30 billion industry.
  • In the U.S., there are about 61,269 pizza parlors.
  • Everyone in the United States eats about 23 lbs., or 46 slices, every year.
  • Each year in the United States, 3 billion pizzas are sold.
  • In America, the most popular ethnic food is Italian.
  • Children ages 3-11 prefer pizza over all other foods for lunch and dinner, according to a recent Gallup Poll.
  • 36 percent of all pizza orders want their pizza topping pepperoni.
  • We consume around 251,770,000 pounds of pepperonis every year.
  • A few popular pizzas toppings are: Mushrooms, Extra cheese, Sausage, Green Pepper, and Onion.
  • In the list of most popular pizza toppings in America, the last one is anchovies
  • New gourmet pizza toppings have rapidly became popular. Some of those toppings include: Chicken, Oysters, Crayfish, Dandelions, Sprouts, Eggplant, Cajun Shrimp, Artichoke Hearts, Venison, Duck, Canadian-Style Bacon and Tuna.
  • Practically every kind of pizza topping has been tried by pizza chefs, some of those toppings being peanut butter and jelly, bacon and eggs, and mashed potatoes.
  • Americans prefer meat toppings to veggie toppings by a ratio of 62 to 100. Women order twice as much vegetable toppings than men.
  • Some popular pizza toppings in Japan are squid and Mayo Jaga (mayonaise, potato and bacon).
  • In India they like pickled ginger, minced mutton and tofu. The people of Brazil prefer greenpeas for their topping. Russians serve pizza covered in mockba (a mix of sardines, tuna, mackeral, salmon and onions.)









  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil,oregano  crushed
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium green or red sweet pepper
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Tomato puree 1 cup

On a floured surface roll dough into a 14-inch circle. Place on a pizza pan sprayed with nonstick spray coating and sprinkled with the cornmeal. Build up edges slightly. Bake crust in a 425 degree F oven about 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Make a tomato sauce by cooking tomato puree in a thick pan and add oregano and salt.

In a blender container combine cottage cheese, Parmesan, basil, garlic, and pepper. Cover; blend until smooth. Spread over hot crust with tomato sauce. Cut green pepper into rings. Place atop pizza with mushrooms. Sprinkle with mozzarella. Bake in a 425 degree F oven 10 minutes until hot.

3 comments:

  1. Looks too good.. thanks for sharing !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  2. Wat a fabulous topping,feel like having a slice..

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