A few nights ago the boys asked for a pizza so we decided to make our own at home.
Although you can get pizza in Jaco it’s not always consistent and you can expect to pay a lot of money for a small pizza….and anyway it is always best when homemade 🙂 dont you think?
I started with a great Pizza dough recipe by Bobby Flay although I added a little more olive oil to the recipe.
For the toppings I used two cheeses the first is a local Tico cheese that is great for frying and baking and mixed it half and half with local Mozzarella cheese.
As for the rest of the toppings, every one gets to choose their own. For this pizza we started with fresh tomatoes, onions, thinly sliced zucchini and of course Garlic with a drizzle of Olive oil and a pinch of oregano….12 minutes later in a very hot oven, a glass of wine….Yummmm!
One of the awesome things about living in Costa Rica is seeing seeing so many tropical fruit trees growing everywhere, including Mango, Papaya and Banana trees but most of all you see the coconut trees everywhere filled with coconuts. If you are lucky enough the coconuts are low enough to pick without having to climb up a tall tree which is in itself a great skill some Ticos poses and is a fun thing to watch.
Fortunately for us there are always lower trees which we can pick our own coconuts from.
And believe me the water you get to drink is amazingly refreshing especially when you are on the beach.
Today the boys got to go for their surfing lesson at 8 am ..Although it was low tide there were some good waves to ride.
The boys were with their instructor Gonzalo who is an awesome surfer and really pushes the boys hard….and they love it.
They both managed to ride a wave after wave….And even waved to the camera while doing it…
I got this one
Of course there were also some spills…
When it was all over the boys felt great and can’t wait till they go out again tomorrow.