This week, I’ve been mostly eating squid which, I think, are really cuttlefish, also known as Calamari in Italy or, as it happens in our case, Kalamari in Croatia. We didn’t really plan to eat Kalamari every day, and some of our holiday party ate other fish or even meat dishes at times. However, all in all, I think the party ate Kalamari for supper in at least 75% of all cases.
First, it’s tradition in the family, and something that restores childhood memories.
Second, fresh grilled cuttlefish, served with plenty of garlic and a little parsley, is irresistibly delicious.
Third, when you think a change would be appropriate and one shouldn’t eat grilled Kalamari again, there’s always the fried variety (Kalamari fritti).
And finally, after having eaten fried kalamari on one day, there’s always the grilled variety for the following day…
- Octopus dinner on a Friday night (thelittledumpling.com)
- Japanese Recipe: Deep-fried Squid (cuttlefish), Rings and Tentacles (shizuokagourmet.com)