Squid

With its long tentacles, slimy flesh and beady eyes, squid inspires fear in many home cooks. In America, we most often see squid battered and deep-fried at Italian and Greek restaurants, but it’s a common staple in cuisines all over the world. Squid is essential to Mediterranean food, but it’s also prominent in such diverse cuisines as Spanish, Korean, Indian, Portuguese and Chinese. Japan is the world’s largest consumer of squid each year.  Though the task seems daunting, preparing squid actually isn’t that difficult if you know the steps and aren’t afraid ..

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