Ranting about Meat!!

Oreo, the dairy calf
(Photo from http://www.facebook.com/animalacres)
©2011 Cameron O’Steen, all rights reserved

A friend of mine posted a really adorable photo of a dairy calf named Oreo that recently passed away on her Facebook page.  And I have to be honest, seeing that helpless face seriously made me second guess my love for meat.  It actually shook me up a bit.

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Practicing Pizza Making with Pasta?! You heard correct!

A practice pizza!?  I’ve never heard of such a thing until this afternoon when I was at A Mano in Ridgewood.  Roberto Caporuscio, master pizzaiolo, instructor and owner of NYC’s Keste’ Pizza & Vino makes his pizzaioli-in-training practice making pizze with pasta instead of cheese. It’s cheaper than cheese, but interestingly has the same feel and weight. This is info you only learn from a master pizzaiolo like Roberto! Enjoy!

Living to eat,
Tony Mangia