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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Octopus tentacles
Octopus tentacle
These octopus tentacles are cooked and then frozen. 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 be. These tentacles are great when...
From £3.70
Tako - sliced octopus sashimi
Tako - sliced octopus sashimi
20 thin slices of cooked octopus sashimi, beautifully laid out on a tray These are best eaten as they are, perhaps with a soy sauce dip, however please note, tako is firm verging on chewy For sushi, a main course requires 150g of fish...
£11.80
Baby octopus
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 £15.90
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Octopus - whole
Octopus - whole
Whole octopus, frozen as it came out of the sea From Spain or Portugal Recipe suggestion Octopus with wine & fennel We also have baby octopus There are many species of octopus and they all look pretty similar to the unititated. We...
From £28.10 £31.20
Sliced octopus tentacles
Sliced octopus tentacles
The tentacles are sliced and then frozen separately, not in a clump, and then packed into a plastic bag As they are cooked already, they are perfect for use in a paella 300g would be enough to serve two people for a main meal This...
£13.10
Octopus tentacles - raw
Octopus tentacles - raw
From a certified sustainable fishery in Australia An Australia-only species (tetricus) Naturally tender Some guys from Australia were sooooo incredibly proud of their octopus that we suspended our "Only Spanish / Portuguese" rule to give...
£36.60
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Tinned octopus
Tinned octopus in oil
Each tin contains about 110g of octopus in vegetable oil Try adding it to pasta or rice This is a very luxurious item and makes a wonderful snack straight from the tin Good octopus was never cheap but we confess this price is a bit...
£10.10
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