Mark Franz’s Calamari with Sweet and Hot Chilies

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Appears in
Jeremiah Tower's New American Classics

By Jeremiah Tower

Published 1986

  • About

I have found that if you call calamari “squid,” no one will eat it. An absolute mystery to me: I like the word “squid.” In Australia when I was a child, they called rabbit “bush chicken” so that people would eat it, yet no one in America I have met has a problem with eating rabbit. Fortunately, squid is so wonderful and there are so many ways to prepare it and it is so inexpensive, I do not mind calling it calamari if that is what it takes for people to eat it. I love the version with tomat