Octopus italian recipes

Octopus in tomato sauce

Octopus in tomato sauce

  Octopus in tomato sauce (a.   Octopus in tomato sauce (a. k. a.  Polpo in salsa di pomodoro) Preparation. 15 minsCooking
Octopus with potatoes

Octopus with potatoes

 Octopus with potatoes (a.  Octopus with potatoes (a. k. a. Insalata di polpo)Preparation. 10 minsCooking. 1 hour    Difficulty
Best Mac Cheese Recipe

Best Mac Cheese Recipe

In fact, I have Italian sausage and kale in the fridge, so I’m seriously thinking Zuppa is in the cards for this week
Lake Fish Pasta – from Lake Garda Italy

Lake Fish Pasta – from Lake Garda Italy

On this second visit I tried another mind-blowing dish – baby octopus with tomato and bottaga sauce. Here are 3 authentic recommendations I stumbled upon during my stay which are worth visiting if you want a more traditional Italian experience. An interesting crowd, mainly 30 onwards, I thoroughly enjoyed spying on the table opposite me – two slick tanned silver-haired Italian men in their 50s, smart collared shirts and gold watches, joined by an extremely glamorous young lady no older than 25, mini skirt, tanned legs, high heels, long hair and obviously flirting with both men
Calamari Casserole from Capri

Calamari Casserole from Capri

Hence my taking liberties with the backdrop of a gawdy touristy apron with its Maltese crosses, fishing boats and octopus tentacles
Fish Stew all Porta Palazzo

Fish Stew all Porta Palazzo

He gleefully tolerated my limited Italian and we came away with some of the freshest octopus, prawns and mussels I have seen
Cooking Classes on Festive Menus

Cooking Classes on Festive Menus

Octopus potato salad, fish pie with a Mediterranean twist, baby potatoes with basil, keylime pie. An Italian delicacy often served as a starter in many Italian restaurants
Culurgiones – Sardinian Ravioli #MyHolidayDish

Culurgiones – Sardinian Ravioli #MyHolidayDish

We’d been treated to this amazing eight course meal (I still have the menu somewhere in a closet) with suckling pig, tiny whole baby octopus, seafood, pasta, desserts… and the wine was flowing