Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish Sepia officialis

Halfway between squid and octopus, the cuttlefish has only modest tentacles but beats them both for body meat, which comes in a great white thick slab. And then there's the ink. If you've never experienced it, you cannot imagine the sheer quantity and staininess of ink which will emerge from a cuttlefish. And this ink of course, has an exciting culinary reputation all of its own. Don an apron and get going!

Halfway between squid and octopus, the cuttlefish has only modest tentacles but beats them both for body meat, which comes in a great white thick slab. And then there's the ink. If you've... read more »
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Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish Sepia officialis

Halfway between squid and octopus, the cuttlefish has only modest tentacles but beats them both for body meat, which comes in a great white thick slab. And then there's the ink. If you've never experienced it, you cannot imagine the sheer quantity and staininess of ink which will emerge from a cuttlefish. And this ink of course, has an exciting culinary reputation all of its own. Don an apron and get going!

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A small and large jar of cuttlefish ink
Cuttlefish ink
Colours pasta, rice and fingers black as the ace of spades. Cuttlefish ink may is just the same as squid in and can be used in the same cooking applications such as colouring pasta and rice. We sell the Nortindal brand which comes from...
From £4.90
Two whole cuttlefish on a chopping board
Whole Cuttlefish
Whole cuttlefish, straight out of the sea (complete with famous budgerigar bill-sharpener - ’the mantle’). Whereas the octopus is all tentacles and not much body, the cuttlefish is tentacle-poor and body-rich - yielding a superb piece of...
From £10.50
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