Latin Name: Octopus vulgaris Commercially Farmed: No Price Band: Medium Flavour: Mild Texture: Firm Omega-3 Level: TBC
Cooking Method(s): Poach, Stir fry


Octopus can be difficult to cook, as it easily becomes tough and rubbery. Much octopus in the marketplace is available ready prepared and frozen, which can be a good thing as it helps tenderise it. There are many schools of thought on how best to cook octopus - many chefs beat it thoroughly first (the Greeks used to do this on rocks!) and then it should be cooked either very slowly or very quickly - but never in-between.

Octopus Recipes

Seafood Risotto With Spinach

Here are some of the latest recipes for this particular species of fish.

To discover even more tasty meals, be sure to check out our full recipes section for a range of starters, snacks, main meals and sides.

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