Pulpo a la Gallega

Galician Octopus

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By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2007

  • About

When I was a child, my dad would go fishing off the basalt shelves of Bass Strait. I remember him pulling his hand out of the water with a powerful octopus wrapped around his arm. Knowing how much it took to pull the creature off, it doesn’t surprise me how strong and tough octopus can be. But I have a foolproof method for cooking octopus and it begins with using frozen tentacles, if you can find them. During freezing, the ice crystals break apart the cell walls and this makes the octopus m