This story gives new meaning to “Tabby Treat.”
The Times of London is reporting on its Web site, Times Online, that a well-known television food personality in Italy has been indefinitely suspended from his job for recommending a recipe for cat casserole, which he claimed to be a specialty of his home region in Tuscany.
Beppe Bigazzi, the 77-year-old TV personality, says cat meat is better than pigeon (who knew?) but must first be soaked for three days in spring water.
Bigazzi explains how to prepare Puss ‘n Beets below:
Bigazzi has since recanted, claiming it was all a joke.
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