Hbari literally means “inky” and is the name generally used for both squid and octopus in Gaza City and old Yaffa, whence this dish comes. There are many traditional ways to prepare stuffed squid; we provide two of our favorites.
1pound (approximately 500grams) small, clean squid bodies (if squid is not cleaned, buy 2pounds
If the squid are not already cleaned, carefully remove the heads and intestines and pull out the small transparent quill in each. Peel the colored skin off the outside of the body (soak it first in cold water for a few minutes, then rub it with alittle salt) and cut away the rear fins. Wash the bodi