Pacaya Calamari “Palmamari”

Preparation info
  • Makes


    appetizer servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Plant-Based Gourmet

By Suzannah Gerber

Published 2021

  • About

The delightful texture and clustered form of pacaya makes it a natural choice for plant-based calamari. The flowers of this South American palm, which is also known as the date palm, have a neutral but slightly tangy flavor that picks up the marinade easily, and the crisp batter fry makes them a fun snack or appetizer for any game night or Italian meal. Serve with cocktail sauce and Cashew Dill Cream for a flavorful bite. Look for fresh pacaya in Latin or