Octopus

Octopus

Suckers and tentacles make some people shudder but in most countries octopus is considered a delicacy. There are 300 species; in our experience the best eating octopus come from Spain, Portugal and Morocco. A large octopus can be on the chewy side of firm, but a good long simmer - at least an hour - will give it the perfect bite. Here's a classy recipe with fennel and liquorice from Michel Roux Jr.

Suckers and tentacles make some people shudder but in most countries octopus is considered a delicacy. There are 300 species; in our experience the best eating octopus come from Spain,... read more »
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Octopus

Octopus

Suckers and tentacles make some people shudder but in most countries octopus is considered a delicacy. There are 300 species; in our experience the best eating octopus come from Spain, Portugal and Morocco. A large octopus can be on the chewy side of firm, but a good long simmer - at least an hour - will give it the perfect bite. Here's a classy recipe with fennel and liquorice from Michel Roux Jr.

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Whole baby octopus on a wooden serving board
Baby octopus
Cleaned, individually frozen wild baby octopus. Each octopus weighs about 20g, making them perfect for cooking and eating whole. Why not try mixing in a paella, or grilling on skewers over the bbq? There are about 10 to 20 octopus in...
From £7.00
Tako - sliced cooked octopus tentacles
Tako - sliced octopus tentacles
Cooked and sliced octopus tentacles. Perfect for sushi dinners also known as 'tako'. Tentacles from Spanish and Portoguese octopus.
£17.50
Whole raw octopus
Octopus - whole
There are many species of octopus and they all look pretty similar, but ours is the best. They’re double suckered octopus from Portugal or Spain where this fish is revered and for good reason. Six to 12 inches in diameter (when in a...
From £29.00
Cooked octopus tentacles
Octopus tentacles
These octopus tentacles are cooked and then frozen. We pack them in packs of 2 tentacles. One tentacle is a reasonable serving for the main course for one person. Octopus has a sweet flavour and isn't chewy as many people believe it to...
From £14.10
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