Octopus With Fingerlings And Garlic Scapes

This is a unique recipe that was specifically created for a Foraged and Found One Pot Dinner on June 15, 2009 by Christina Choi, from Forage and Found Edibles, Michael Hebb and Conor Donahue of One Pot.


3 cups water
2 lemons, cut half
1/2 bottle of white wine
1 tablespoon champagne vinegar
1 cinnamon stick
2 garlic cloves, unpeeled
1 teaspoon chili flakes
1 bay leaf
1/2 cup salt
pound octopus
pound fingerling potatoes
white wine vinegar
bunch garlic scapes
extra virgin olive oil
cup wild onion blossoms


1. Create a court bouillon by combining water, lemon, wine, Champagne vinegar, cinnamon stick, chili flakes, garlic, bay leaf and salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer. Add octopus, cover and simmer until tender, approximately 2 hours.
2. Meanwhile, slice potatoes into eight-inch coins. Boil in half gallon of salted water over high heat until tender, about 5 minutes. Drain. Pour fingerlings onto a sheet tray to cool. Toss with vinegar and season with salt. Blanch garlic scapes and plunge into an ice bath to cool.
3. Once octopus is tender, remove octopus with tongs from court bouillon and onto a baking sheet. Cool in refrigerator for a half an hour. Remove from refrigerator and use a sharp knife to cut head from tentacles, and discard head. Cut octopus tentacles into 1-inch bias and set aside.
4. Combine potatoes, octopus and ramps into a bowl and combine with extra virgin olive oil and salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with wild onion blossoms. Serve.
Credit: Foodista

Follow us on Google news for more updates and Recipe News


This content is being provided to you for informational purposes only. The content has been prepared by third parties not affiliated with CWEB Inc, a business. This content and any information contained therein, does not constitute a recommendation by CWEB to buy, sell or hold any security, financial product or instrument referenced in the content. This information neither is, nor should be construed as an offer, or a solicitation of an offer, to buy or sell securities by CWEB Inc. CWEB Inc. does not offer or provide any opinion regarding the nature, potential, value, suitability or profitability of any particular investment or investment strategy, and you shall be fully responsible for any investment decisions you make, and such decisions will be based solely on your evaluation of your financial circumstances, investment objectives, risk tolerance, and liquidity needs.

Unless stated otherwise, the web content provided by the CWEB family of companies is for educational purposes only. The information and tools provided neither are, nor should be construed, as an offer, or a solicitation of an offer, to buy or sell securities by CWEB Inc. or its affiliates. Unless stated otherwise, no information presented constitutes a recommendation by CWEB Inc. or its affiliates to buy, sell or hold any security, financial product or instrument discussed therein or to engage in any specific investment strategy.

Full Disclaimer



Get the most important news and analyses for Free.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.