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Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« on: May 17, 2010, 05:03:23 PM »
According to the report at http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.32bc00250df8502d22e8f206780b432f.131&show_article=1, Italian prosecutors believe that pizza in Naples may be baked in ovens lit with wood from coffins dug up from the local cemetery.

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« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2010, 05:26:13 PM »
According to the report at http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.32bc00250df8502d22e8f206780b432f.131&show_article=1, Italian prosecutors believe that pizza in Naples may be baked in ovens lit with wood from coffins dug up from the local cemetery.

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2010, 06:02:45 PM »
So that's what makes their pizza so special.

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2010, 06:14:56 PM »
So that's what makes their pizza so special.

It takes quite a bit of fuel to fire Italy's WBO pizza ovens day in day out.  Classicly designed ovens are not designed for combustion efficiency, retaining heat or getting the heat generated into the pizza.  Most of the heat is wasted.  Italy's population density is high.  There are no vast woodlands to draw fuel from.   Firewood must be valuable.  It makes sense that scrap wood would be sought after.  Digging up caskets is pretty depraved.

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2010, 06:16:47 PM »
They are being environmentally conscious. They are recycling.

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2010, 09:22:27 PM »
Peter, stop, you're killing me  :-D.  I just don't know where you dig this stuff up. 

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2010, 09:34:52 PM »
They are being environmentally conscious. They are recycling.

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Peter,

LOL..who would want to eat rigor mortis pizza.  :o

Peter, stop, you're killing me  :-D.  I just don't know where you dig this stuff up. 

Hog,

I agree with you, this whole thing is yuck!  :pizza:

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2010, 10:13:39 PM »
Ashes to ashes, crust to crust.

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2010, 11:05:44 PM »
Yesterdays ashes for tomorrows pizza. 

Generations upon generations have had a hand in making our pizza the very best!  Literally.


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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2010, 05:51:25 AM »
I couldn't resist.  :-\  last nail in the coffin..or the last straw.. :-\

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2010, 09:36:15 AM »
They must really be dying for a slice of that pizza.

Seriously, though, how viable is wood that's been buried for burning?  Wet buggy slightly rotten wood should be useless for an oven, right?

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2010, 10:06:39 AM »
You guys beat me to it!  I guess the people who thought they were sticking to veggies feel a bit GRAVE right now!!!!  :-D :-D :-D
(I had to think of a joke fast cause I gotta go to work...)  Here's another link.
http://www.newser.com/story/89129/police-coffin-wood-fuels-naples-pizza-ovens.html
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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #13 on: May 19, 2010, 11:10:20 AM »
Are they using kaput 00 flour?

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2010, 11:21:10 AM »
Yes for a pasta morbida.
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« Reply #15 on: May 19, 2010, 07:41:15 PM »
...and a dead culture

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #16 on: May 19, 2010, 08:23:35 PM »
Norma

A new video on You Tube about making the pizza with coffin wood.



Please no knock, knock jokes about using coffin wood to make pizza.   :angel:

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #17 on: May 20, 2010, 06:28:17 AM »
Norma

A new video on You Tube about making the pizza with coffin wood.



Please no knock, knock jokes about using coffin wood to make pizza.   :angel:

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #18 on: May 20, 2010, 12:27:44 PM »
lol is that what happens to you if you eat a pizza from a  coffin fired stove ?

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Re: Naples pizza operators using coffin wood?
« Reply #19 on: May 20, 2010, 01:13:05 PM »
lol is that what happens to you if you eat a pizza from a  coffin fired stove ?
Not sure but it seems this is having an effect on the locals.
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