Arrives uncooked, tenderized, and pre-sliced for sashimi!
Taste falls between squid and octopus with a creamy but firm texture
Ideal for mongo ika sashimi, sushi with ponzu or tamari sauce, as well as stews, paellas and risottos
Size: 17.63oz (500g)
Cuttlefish and squid are easy to mix up. Both are molluscs with a bilateral body symmetry, a big head, and tentacles that spread ink. The term “squid” is often generically applied to both in culinary applications but actual squid is typically cooked and served as calamari whereas cuttlefish is best for mongo ika sashimi.
Our cuttlefish is a product of Japan that is uncooked, tenderized, pre-sliced for sashimi and frozen. The taste of cuttlefish is more pronounced than squid but not quite as as rich as their cousin, the octopus (tako). Cuttlefish offers a texture that is creamy yet still firm with a nice bite. In sushi applications it goes very well with ponzu or tamari sauce. It’s also a popular ingredient in stews, paellas and risottos because it can be cooked for longer without losing its texture.