Tuesday, August 12, 2008

LAZY SUNDAY BRUNCH OF POTATO GARLIC SOUP WITH CROSTINI AND PANZANELLA REASON BEING RAIN..:-)and YA A CLICK AND A TEE...

Sunday brunch was lazy one,...with sudden downpour of rain felt like having soup,...but just soup doesnt sound good,...so made paznalenna salad and crostini with tomato topping,whole meal of salad,soup and bread was filling and healthy and rain added extra flavour to the meal.
for the Potato and Garlic soup ingredients required are
onion one chopped
garlic clove four chopped
potato two chopped
chicken stock or veg stock 800ml
juice of half lemon
salt to taste
pepper to taste
cream two tbsp
choped parsley two tbsp
milk 400ml
olive oil two tbsp
Procedure
Heat oil in wok and suate onion and garlic till tender
add potatoes and stock and bring to boil.
Reduce the heat and cover and cook till potatoes are tender.
Proces in blender till smooth ,return the soup in another wok
add milk and heat without boiling,
add lemon juice salt nd pepper
before serving garnish with fresh parsley,black pepper and half tsp of cream.
for the CROSTINI BREAD
6 SLICES OF CIABATTA BREAD
GARLIC CLOVE PEELED TWO
olive oil
salt and pepper
tomato sliced half
parmesan cheese
procedure
toast the bread under preheated grill till brown
rub the garlic on the bread,sprinkle salt and drizzle oil
mix togeter tomato,cheese and pepper
spread the mixture evenly on the toasted brushetta and place under
preheated grill for two minutes to melt the cheese.
SERVE HOT WITH SOUP.
PANZANELLA SALAD
four slices of ciabatta bread tearinto pieces and keep aside
two tomatoes chopped
cucumber half chopped
onion one chopped
salt and pepper
juice of half lemon
handful of chopped fresh parsley
two tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
one tablespoon of vinegar
procedure
in a salad bowl mix ciabatta bread pieces along with
tomato,cucumber and onion,followed by parsley leaves.
in another bowl mix oil,lemon juice,vinegar,salt and pepper
pour this dressing over salad and mix well
keep in refrigerator for an hour before serving.
I handpainted this top ,have used orange,brown and pink colours to paint this top
for the INDEPENDENCE DAY EVENT
AND THIS CLICK OF LASSI GOES FOR COLOUR WHITE AND GREEN FOR THE SAME EVENT HOSTED BY POOJA
CROSTINI
GOES TO MONTHLY MINGLE GRILL IT
HOSTED BY SIG AND STARTED BY MEETA
CROSTINI AND PANZANELLA SALAD GOES TO AWED ITALIAN
HOSTED BY DK OF CULINARY BAZAAR.
THANKS A LOTZ LAKSHMI,VANI,PRITI,REKHA,PURVA AND SRIKAR FOR THE AWRDS WILL PASS THEM SOON,..THATS ALL FRENS,HAPPY BLOGGIN CEEYA SOON,..:-)

33 comments:

Priti said...

What a brunch gal...wow! Everything looks just so good I love the bread the most :) Gud entries for the events.

LG said...

I love crostini too..will try your panzanella salad..Lassi looks too good..can imagine the fragrance of rose in it..ummmmaaaa...

Cham said...

Everything looks great :) Love the crostini and creamy soup!
The tee shirt print looks awesome with flowers

Shreya said...

the potato garlic soup is awesome! really love the idea of combining the two in a soup. Crostini and panzanella are new to me. The meal looks wholesome. The lassi looks too good. Great entries for all events. Congrats on the awards! I posted a comment b4 this, but looks like it didnt get through.

karuna said...

the soup looks really good, so does the crostini.

sowmya said...

wow..superb brunch..drooling!!
awards for you in my blog!!

Illatharasi said...

Want to try your soup;) will do it soon :) Too yummy..... it looks:)

Tagged you, check out!

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow that looks gr8. I like that hand writeen art work on t-shirt and lassi and soup also.

homecooked said...

Lovely brunch! The pics are too good! The bread and the soup look very inviting :)

Anisheetu said...

Wow what a brunch... great pics... tagged u...

Sharmila said...

Great pics and some good recipes.And did I say Thank you for the award?

srikars kitchen said...

Everything looks great :) Love the crostini and creamy soup!
Nice entry... yummy

Kitchen Flavours said...

Check out my blog as a suprise is waiting for u there.

SriLekha said...

a treat for u in my blog! nice pics and nice enties for the event!

Indranee said...

Nice soup...I love soups and will definitely try this one dear:)Soups are great during rains!

Lore said...

Your soup combines two of my all-time favourites. I'd love to have it for brunch, yum!

Pearlsofeast said...

Lovely soup and nice presentation

Purva Desai said...

A simple and lovely brunch......
I agree sunday's are usually lazy and with cleaning and shopping on the top list, these kind of healthy brunch are a must....
Will try this trick on one of such lazy sundays :)
Thanks for sharing....they are perfect entries for the events
The T-shirt with lovely slogan is too good...:)
and congrats for the award, you deserve it...

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Sireesha said...

Everything looks great :) Love the crostini and creamy soup!I love soups ..will try this time......
The tee shirt looks superb with flowers......Gr8 entry....

VEGETABLE PLATTER said...

yummy spread you got there .. the soup looks totalluy delish . would love to have it right now as its been raining here too .. Tee is fab .. Overall a lovely post .. thanks for sharing

Sukanya said...

Nice Sunday Lunch....Exotic and a change from the routine....Iam sure you guys must have enjoyed it

Purva Desai said...

You ve a beautiful treat and a tagg waiting for u....grab it from my blog

Uma said...

wow, that's a lovely array of food. Love all the pictures.

Divya Vikram said...

Nice tee..And the platter looks gorgeous..

Simran said...

That's quite a brunch. Lovely idea for rains, and something I'm surely going to try as Bombay rains just keep on going

Nidhi said...

First time on your blog...Your Potato Garlic soup, Crostini and Panzanella are a delight to the eyes.
You could even try sending this to WBB: Combi Breakfast.

Pooja said...

can you please pass on that plate to me ... its half hour past midnight and I am hungry as hell :D.
its is another nice entry from you , thank you dear Priyanka.

Sireesha said...

I have small treat for u in my blog:))

Illatharasi said...

Pongal is in karnataka cuisine? I think its a tamilnadu dish....

Sig said...

What a plate! I'd love to have it any day... Thank you for sending this over to Monthly Mingle!

Meeta K said...

a wonderful meal. perfect! Thanks for joining us at the MM!