Have your fishmonger clean and cut the octopus for you. After that, preparation is a breeze. This is a great Valentine’s Day appetizer, because legend says octopus is an aphrodisiac. You can serve it in martini glasses and decorate them with red hearts and ribbons. Our Valentine’s Day in Colombia is a holiday called Love and Friendship Day that is celebrated on the second Friday of September. Since we have the same climate year-round, we have all the seafood we need then, so I like preparing this for that occasion as well.
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