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Organic
Milk Supply
Falls Short
By Judith Weinraub
and Walter Nicholls
Washington Post Staff Writers

   Looking for organic milk? If you
shop at Giant or Safeway super-
markets, you may have seen signs
on your dairy case like this one at
the Giant on Maple Avenue in Vien-
na last week:
   “Due to a nation-wide lack of
supply, there is a severe shortage of
organic milk throughout the coun-
try. At this time there is simply not
enough federal and state-certified
production of organic milk to meet
the ever-growing demand. As more
farms complete the lengthy federal
and state certification process, we
hope that more organic milk will
become available.”
   Safeway Inc. spokesman Craig
Muckle said the company had been
struggling with the same problem.
“The demand goes up every day,”

See SHORTAGE, F5, Col. 4




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            BY RENEE COMET FOR THE WASHINGTON POST
                                                       Baking a Better Bread                                                                                                                 other government agencies are also regular clients.
   On the Fridge: Rhapsody in                          Hyattsville’s Didier Rosada                                                                                                              The April move from the company’s cramped bakery
         Yellow Page 3                                                                                                                                                                       on I Street NE was not just about scale, though. Up-
                                                       Makes Artisanal Loaves                                                                                                                town hopes to combine traditional techniques with the
                                                                                                                                                                                             best modern technology to bring artisanal bread to a
                                                       On an Industrial Scale                                                                                                                mass audience. In so doing, it wants to be the best
                                                                                                                                                                                             wholesale bakery, not just locally but in the entire Unit-
                                                       By Emily Kaiser                                                                                                                       ed States.
                                                       Special to The Washington Post                                                                                                           “To do that, we need the best equipment and the best
                                                                                                                                                                                             bakers,” says owner Mike McCloud. And to lead that




                                                       I
                                                             n a Hyattsville warehouse with tall ceilings and                                                                                process, master baker Didier (DID-ee-yay) Rosada has
                                                             plenty of light, an experiment has been quietly un-                                                                             been lured to Hyattsville from San Francisco to become
                                                             derway since April to bring more good bread to                                                                                  Uptown Bakers’ vice president of operations.
           BY KATHERINE FREY FOR THE WASHINGTON POST
                                                             Washington.                                                                                                                        Rosada, 36, born in a small village outside Toulouse,
                                                                A master baker has been hired to run a gleam-                                                                                France, coached the Bread Bakers Guild Team USA to
  Foraging: Tea leaves in Laurel                       ing new 39,000-square-foot bakery for Uptown Bakers,                                                                                  its second victory at the Paris Coupe du Monde de la
           Page 5                                      one of the area’s largest wholesale suppliers of artisa-                                                                              Boulangerie, the baking’s world’s version of the soccer
                                                       nal pastries and breads.                                                                                                              World Cup. Team USA took the cup for the first time in
                                                          Its new machines are churning out about 30,000                                                                                     1999. This year, Rosada’s third turn as team coach, the
                                                       pieces of bread and pastry a day, seven days a week, for                                                                              American team beat close contenders France, Japan,
                                                       more than 500 restaurants across the metropolitan                                                                                     Switzerland and Belgium.
                                                       area.                                                                                                                                    Rosada started baking at 15 as an apprentice and lat-
                                                          While Uptown shuttered its own retail operations                                                                                   er earned a masters degree in baking from the Institut
                                                       several years ago, the signature onion breads at local                                                                                National de Boulangerie Patisserie in Rouen, France,
                                                       Morton’s of Chicago steakhouses, the takeaway ba-                                                                                     one of the world’s few graduate schools in baking. For
                                                       guettes at Balducci’s and the breakfast muffins at Cari-
              BY BILL O’LEARY — THE WASHINGTON POST    bou Coffee are all baked here. The White House and                                                                                    See BREAD, F6, Col. 1
      Good for You: Mango
      chicken salad Page 6                             Master Baker Didier Rosada, top, oversees an operation that produces 30,000 pieces of artisanal-style bread and pastry a day. He works with Clemente Montero, bottom photo.




        Moby, the Un-Cook
        The Versatile Rocker Expands His Range With a Cookbook — but Not Cooking
        By Andrea Sachs
        Washington Post Staff Writer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            BY KATHERINE FREY FOR THE WASHINGTON POST
           NEW YORK — A slight, bald man in gee-
        ky glasses is sitting outside a cafe on a hot                                                                                                                                                    Fleur de sel is Janet Cam’s favorite salt.
        spring afternoon in Manhattan’s Lower East
        Side, attracting as much attention as a park-
        ing meter. The restaurant is crammed with
        people eating delicate tea sandwiches and
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Seasoned
        creamy desserts, sipping lavender lemonade
        and spooning sticky jam onto scones. They
        are into their food and friends, not the little
        guy to their left.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Collector
           But the gentleman across the street,                                                                                                                                                          By Julia Watson
        pointing a camera this way, hints at the ce-                                                                                                                                                     Special to The Washington Post
        lebrity making the scene, and those in the
        know, know it’s Moby — music innovator,                                                                                                                                                             Some people collect antiques. Some
        bottled iced tea maker, restaurateur, vegan                                                                                                                                                      collect restaurant matchbooks or any-
        and newly minted cookbook author. Much                                                                                                                                                           thing decorated with cows. Janet Cam
        like his two Teany vegetarian tea shops                                                                                                                                                          collects salt.
        (“Tea” + “NY” = small cafe in New York                                                                                                                                                              You might think that would make for a
        City), the bespectacled Moby is understated,                                                                                                                                                     small collection. But in her larder are 29
        insouciant and as chill as a champagne moji-                                                                                                                                                     boxes and plastic bags of exotic samples
        to.                                                                                                                                                                                              from the Himalayas, Panama, Korea and
           “As un-rock-and-roll” as it might sound, he                                                                                                                                                   other places not readily associated with
        says, sitting on a bench outside the Riving-                                                                                                                                                     the common condiment. There is a black
        ton Street Teany, “it has always been a dream                                                                                                                                                    salt, a dawn-pink salt and one the color of
        of mine to open a little tea shop.”                                                                                                                                                              a flowerpot. Some are gray and soggy;
           Since 1993, the 39-year-old electro-pop                                                                                                                                                       others twinkle like crisp snow in the sun.
        performer has sold more than 15 million rec-                                                                                                                                                        Purists such as Cam pick particular
                                                                                                                                                BY HELAYNE SEIDMAN FOR THE WASHINGTON POST
        ords. His music has been part of a car com-                                                                                                                                                      salts for particular jobs. She could prob-
                                                              Musician-restaurateur Moby with his partner, Kelly Tisdale, and his favorite sandwich, Teany’s version of a
        See MOBY, F4, Col. 1                                  pan bagna, at the opening of their second cafe in New York.                                                                                See SALT, F2, Col. 1
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                                                                                                      Good for You                                                                                           the thickness of the cutlets.                                 *NOTE: To prepare the mango:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Remove the cutlets from the pan                         Spear the stem end of a mango with
                                                                                                                                                                                                             and slice into strips similar in size to                   a fork, like putting a marshmallow

                                                                                                      Mango’s                                                                                                the vegetables, about 2 inches long.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Add to the vegetable mixture. Set
                                                                                                                                                                                                             aside.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                For the dressing: In a blender,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        on a stick. Lopping off one end of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the mango to steady it on the count-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        er and holding it upright with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        fork, use a sharp paring knife to peel

                                                                                                      Many                                                                                                   combine the mango flesh, honey, or-
                                                                                                                                                                                                             ange juice, vinegar, oil and salt and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             pepper to taste. Blend until smooth.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        away the skin. Once the skin is re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        moved, cut away the flesh from the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        pit, stopping when the flesh starts to

                                                                                                      Sides                                                          BY BILL O’LEARY — THE WASHINGTON POST
                                                                                                                                                                                                             If the dressing is too thick, add
                                                                                                                                                                                                             more orange juice, one tablespoon
                                                                                                                                                                                                             at a time, until the dressing is the
                                                                                                                                                                                                             desired consistency. It should be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        get too fibrous and hard. The fruit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        can now be sliced or pureed as need-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Per serving: 265 calories, 27 g protein, 26 g

                                                                                                      By Stephanie Witt Sedgwick                       into thin strips about 2 inches long,                 thick but pourable.                                        carbohydrates, 6 g fat, 64 mg cholesterol, 1 g
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        saturated fat, 218 mg sodium, 3 g dietary fiber
                                                                                                      Special to The Washington Post                   resembling thin french fries.                            To assemble, add the dressing to                        Recipe tested by Stephanie Witt Sedgwick; e-mail
                                                                                                                                                          The good-for-you trick here is the                 the chicken and vegetables. Toss to                        questions to food@washpost.com
                                                                                                         Even the healthiest of salads can             use of the mango in the dressing.                     coat. Garnish with the reserved
                                                                                                      be undermined, nutritionally speak-              Pureed fresh mango creates a dress-                   scallions and freshly ground black                         Stephanie Witt Sedgwick last
                                                                                                      ing, by the dressing. It’s the essential         ing that requires far less oil than a                 pepper, if desired. Serve immedi-                          wrote for food about Alain
                                                                                                      ingredient that marries the vegeta-              traditional vinaigrette, and it’s deli-               ately.                                                     Ducasse’s latest cookbook.
                                                                                                      bles into a unified whole, but the               cious.
                                                                                                      dressing is also the main source of
                                                   BY MARK FINKENSTAEDT FOR THE WASHINGTON POST
                                                                                                      nutrient-poor calories.                          For the salad:
Rosada checks what’s just come out of one of the specially fashioned ovens,                              To the rescue comes the sweet                 1 medium or large cucumber, peeled,
which he says are “the closest duplication of the brick oven of the old days.”                        and substantial mango. Simply
                                                                                                      blending the fruit with some vinegar
                                                                                                                                                           seeded and cut into 2-inch long
                                                                                                                                                           sticks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Montgomery County
Better Meets Bigger
                                                                                                      and just a touch of oil provides a               1 large red bell pepper, seeded and
                                                                                                      dressing that’s low in fat but high in               thinly sliced                                               LIQUOR & WINE SALE!
                                                                                                      vitamins, nutrients and taste.                   1 large or 2 small (about 3⁄4 pound)                            WWW.MCDLC.COM
                                                                                                         Succulent, versatile and abun-                    mangoes, peeled and cut into
BREAD, From F1                           be emptied.                                                  dant, the mango is world’s most pop-                 2-inch-long strips*                                                            PINOT GRIGIO MONTH
                                            Dozens of bins, all covered in                            ular fruit, according to James Parker,           3 scallions, white and green parts,                                  ON SALE 06/01/2005 THRU 06/28/2005
the past 10 years, he has lived in the   plastic, hold the dough to set and                           who conducts research and analysis                   thinly sliced (about 1⁄2 cup, loosely                                 Check Stores For Items On Sale
United States, working as an in-         ferment. The scene feels like some-                          for Whole Foods Markets. In the                      packed)
structor at the National Baking Cen-     thing out of “The X-Files,” with so                          United States, the banana rules, but             1 1⁄2 pounds boneless, skinless                           Also See Our Stores For Month Long Single Malt Scotch
ter in Minneapolis and the San Fran-     many living doughs growing quietly                           this tropical “peach” — as Parker                    chicken breasts, sliced or pounded                                And Single Barrel Bourbon Sale
cisco Baking Institute and as a          in their plastic pods. Once the                              calls it — is slowing gaining fans.                  into thin cutlets
consultant to bakeries and flour         doughs have been mixed and fer-                              From the traditional, large, reddish-            Salt and freshly ground black pepper
mills around the globe.                  mented, they are divided and                                 green mango to the smaller, sweeter              1 to 2 teaspoons olive oil, or as                                               ON SALE 06/01/05-06/07/05
   He has taught artisanal varieties     shaped into loaves by crews of four                          Champagne mangoes now at the                         needed
of flour, bread formulas and fer-        or five bakers and baked in deck ov-                         peak of their season, there’s always             For the dressing:                                                         BLENDS                                 BRANDY & COGNAC
mentation, bakery equipment, de-         ens, with stone-bottomed racks that                          some variety of mango readily avail-             1 large or 2 small mangoes (about                       WILD TURKEY                      1.75L $22.49          REMY MARTIN VS 1.75L $48.99
sign and management. “ I’ve never        steam the bread and give it the bot-                         able.                                                3/4 pound), peeled, flesh cut away                  JACK DANIELS                    750ML $13.49           E&J BRANDY     750ML $7.49
worked with anyone better-qualified      tom-up heat required for its signa-                             As for its culinary value, the man-               from the pit*                                       CANADIAN CLUB                   750ML $8.99            SALIGNAC VS    750ML $13.49
than Didier, “ says Tom McMahon,         ture crisp crust. “The deck oven is                          go lends itself to both sweet and sa-            1 teaspoon honey
the founder of the Bread Bakers          the closest duplication of the brick                         vory cooking. It can be the body in a            1
                                                                                                                                                        ⁄4 cup orange juice, or more as                                 GIN & VODKA                                     AUSTRALIAN WINES
Guild of America.                        oven of the old days,” Rosada says.                          smoothie, the sweet touch in salad or                needed                                              GILBEY’S GIN                      1.75L $10.99         LINDEMAN’S CAB OR MERLOT 750ML $6.89
                                            He picks up a baguette, works a                           the counterpoint in a stir-fry. Best of          2 tablespoons white wine vinegar                        BEEFEATER GIN                        1L $15.99         MCPHERSON SHIRAZ 750ML $6.59
                                         serrated knife along its middle and                          all, the perfectly ripe mango may be             1 tablespoon olive oil                                  FINLANDIA VODKA                   1.75L $23.99         STONEHAVEN CHARDONNAY 750ML $5.29
   From the artisan’s point of view,     peels back a portion like a banana to                        eaten almost like an apple. Spear the            Salt and freshly ground black pepper                    SEAGRAM’S VODKA                   1.75L $13.99
there are two types of bread in the      take a bite. Although he has spent                           mango on a fork, peel away the skin                                                                      SMIRNOFF VODKA                       1L $9.99              AMERICAN WINES
world: artisanal and pain. Pain is       more than two-thirds of his life bak-                        with a paring knife and take a bite.                For the salad: In a bowl large                       SVOBODA VODKA                    750ML $8.29           CLOS DU BOIS CHARD              1.5L    $20.49
short for the French term pain de        ing baguettes, he still looks inspired.                                                                       enough to hold all the ingredients,
mie, which is sandwich bread with a         “I am going to focus on our big-                          Mango Chicken Salad With Mango                   combine the cucumber, bell pepper                              RUM & TEQUILA                                   R MONDAVI PS CAB                1.5L    $18.29
crumb so soft it resembles cake.         gest sellers first — the baguette for-                                  Dressing                              and mango strips with all but a ta-                     CAPTAIN MORGAN 1.75L $17.59                            BLACKSTONE NAPA MERLOT        750ML     $13.29
   By pain breads, bakers mean the       mula to start — then work my way                                              4 servings                      blespoon of the sliced scallion. Re-                    BACARDI “O”              1L $11.49                     LILY PINOT NOIR               750ML     $15.59
loaves sold in plastic bags, pre-        out to the other things,” he says.                                                                            serve the remaining scallions for a                     MALIBU RUM               1L $12.49                     MARKHAM SAUV BL               750ML     $10.29
sliced, for $1 to $3 a loaf, with        “It’s step by step, not done over-                              Mangoes are a perfect match with              garnish. Set aside.                                     APPLETON SPECIAL GOLD 750ML $8.49                      SMOKING LOON CHARD            750ML      $8.49
smooth, even textures and no holes.      night.”In the end, Rosada has come                           chicken. They can perk up a tired sal-              Season the chicken cutlets with                      SAUZA BL OR GOLD TEQ     1L $12.99
Pain breads are fermented quickly        to Washington to see if he can con-                          ad, go into barbecue sauces or top a             salt and pepper to taste. In a large                                                                           SEE STORES FOR ADDITIONAL WEEKLY SALES.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               JOSE CUERVO TEQ 750ML $11.99
and contain additives to keep the        trol the variables himself. It’s one                         club sandwich. Here, the mango is                saute pan, preferably nonstick, over
crumb even and consistent, as well       thing to advise bakeries, another to                         used two ways to make a salad that               medium-high heat, heat just enough                              FOR STORE HOURS AND LOCATIONS PLEASE VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT
as preservatives to keep the breads      put that advice into practice.                               can be sold solely on taste but also             oil to coat the bottom. Add the                                                               WWW.MCDLC.COM
for two to three weeks without              “In three months,” he says cheer-                         has good looks and good nutritional              chicken cutlets; it may be necessary                             Hundreds Of Wines And Spirits On Sale
molding.                                 fully, “I will have it the way I like it.”                   value.                                           to do this in two batches. Saute,                       Auburn..............240-773-2006                                  Olney................240-773-2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Gaithersburg. . . .240-773-2012
   Artisanal breads, on the other                                                                        The great look comes from the                 turning once until the cutlets are                      Burtonsville. . . . . .240-773-2007                               Rockville Pike. . .301-279-1575
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Kensington.......240-773-2013
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made with no artificial ingredients,     levels of grilling salmon.                                   bles, fruit and chicken should be cut            minutes on each side, depending on                      Falls Grove........240-773-2018       Montrose..........240-773-2003
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sequence, they have stronger flavors
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more expensive ingredients and la-                                                                BETHESDA.....................301-951-1000
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bor, they can cost upward of $5 a                                                                 CAPITAL HEIGHTS..........301-333-3000
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cent fat — the highest-quality but-                                                               BALTIMORE....................410-466-4888
ter, and the most expensive,” says
McCloud.
   All artisanal bakeries, whether
                                                      Fresh Backfin
                                                     Crabmeat                    $
                                                                                  14.99 lb.                   CRABS
                                                                                  21.99 lb. Mon & Tues Only $ 4 OFF PER DOZEN
                                                                                                              $
they bake 30,000 pieces like Up-             Jumbo Lump Crabmeat                 $

town, or 15,000 like Firehook bak-                                                            Before 5 pm    20 OFF PER BUSHEL
                                             Medium Shrimp (Raw)                   $
                                                                                    8.99 lb. Wed & Thurs Only $3 OFF PER DOZEN
ery, face the same challenges: to sell
artisanal breads in a nation of pain         5 lb box of                           Before 5 pm
                                                                                                   $
                                                                                                    15 OFF PER BUSHEL
bread. They must change not just               Medium Shrimp              $
                                                                           35.00 Fri • Sat • Sun     $
                                                                                                      2 OFF PER DOZEN
the habits of customers but also of          Our Famous Hot Large                  Before 4 pm
                                                                                                   $
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suppliers: wheat growers and flour             Spiced Shrimp        $
                                                                     10.99 lb.          Modays & Tuesdays Only
mills designed for pain-bread prac-          Salmon Filet              $
                                                                         6.99 lb.       Our Famous Hot
tices.                                       Swordfish Steaks       $
                                                                     11.99 lb.       Large Spiced Shrimp
   “Good bread will never have a
very long shelf life,” Rosada says.
                                             Select Oysters            $
                                                                        7.99 pt.             $
                                                                                                       lb.         8.99
“Our philosophy is that bread that           Fresh Backfin Crabcake   $
                                                                       3.50 ea.
lasts three weeks is not normal.”               By the dozens           2.99 ea.     $               Lunch and Dinner Platter
                                                                                                            Monday thru. Thursday only
                                             Jumbo Snow Crab Legs 7.99 lb.           $
                                                                                                                                         $
                                                        10 lb. or more $6.99 lb.                     Tilapia Platter                      5.99
                                                                                                                                         $
   At about 8 a.m. on a recent day,                     30 lb. box        $
                                                                           139.00                    Fried Shrimp Platter                 5.99
                                                                                                                                         $
after the early-morning rush is over,        Fresh Sea Scallops       $
                                                                       10.99 lb.                     Broiled Salmon Platter               5.99
                                                                                                                                         $
Rosada appears in chef’s whites and          Fresh Flounder Fillet      $
                                                                         9.99 lb.                    Crabcake Platter                     6.99
a hairnet, with wire-rimmed glasses                                                                  Broiled Sword or
atop apple cheeks, to tour the facto-        Jumbo Cocktail Shrimp 13.99 lb.
                                                                      $
                                                                                                     Tuna Platter                        $
                                                                                                                                         6.99
ry, where old fashioned ingredients          Live Main Lobster                                       Oyster Platter                      $
                                                                                                                                         6.99
meet modern technology.                        All sizes                                 9.99
                                                                                         $
                                                                                                      All Platters Served with Two Side Orders
   For him, accuracy is everything.                Must bring ad for special prices. Subject to availability. Bushels may
He doesn’t have “recipes” — he has                  not be available. Restriction on quantity may apply. Exp. 6/12/05
“formulas.” The building tempera-
ture is kept at precisely 74 degrees.
   Good bread, he says, “is all in how
well you control the variables. Flour
is delivered in tank trucks at Up-
town: Thousands of pounds of
wheat are unloaded into a tempera-
ture-controlled silo. Rosada came to
the United States to help research
wheat varieties that would be better
suited to artisanal breads. “The vari-             COOKING BASKET                                             COOKING BASKET
eties in the U.S. have been devel-
oped primarily for the pain breads,                                          CATERING TO COOKS
for breads made by mechanization,”                                       Weekly within Wednesday’s FOOD Section
he says. “The flour needs to be                               Call Leslie Tomlinson to advertise: 202-334-7024
stronger to withstand the abuse of                          fax: 202-334-6724 or email: tomlinsonlm@washpost.com
the machines.” Uptown’s new ma-                                Deadline: 3:00 PM Friday for Wednesday publication.
chines are designed to operate more             Cooking Classes • Personal Chefs • Events • Kosher Foods • Gourmet Foods and more!
gently with artisanal flours.
   Strength, in the language of bak-
ing, means protein content in the         Visit a local winery today!
wheat: The more protein in the                 Learn about Specialty Foods
flour, the more gluten in the dough,                 CREATE with the perfect cooking tools!
hence a stronger, less pliable bread.
Uptown uses “weaker” flour , similar               For a start, simply check out the options advertised here
to the blends Rosada helped re-                                in the Catering to Cooks Directory.
search.
   From the silo, the flour travels          BARTENDING SERVICES
into mixing bowls large enough to
hold full-grown men.
   Ten spiral mixers that can handle
up to 400 pounds of flour at a time
stand in a semicircle, surrounding
an elevator that lifts the heavy bowls
when they are full so that they can


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