Baby Octopus Appetizer with Watermelon & Goat Cheese
Watermelon and Baby Octopus Appetizer Make a Refreshing Summer Starter
Baby octopus appetizer often has a place on Canary By Gorji’s menu. This tasty, sustainable sea creature is pan-seared and joins diced watermelon, goat cheese and watermelon vinaigrette in this rendition. Baby Octopus with Squid Ink has also been featured on the menu from Chef Gorji’s cookbook, Zing!
Octopus is one of the big trends of the year. An informative article delving into where the mollusk is found, attitudes and myths associated with it, to how to cook it, is Octopus Demystified by Mark Bittman
For some other ideas for octopus dishes see 10 Octopus Dishes reported on in a Houston Press article.
Other New mediterranean cuisine offerings this summer at Canary By Gorji.
Joining the Baby Octopus With Watermelon on the menu over the summer include Seared Texas Quail Legs in pomegranate reduction, Lamb Tongue Crostini and Baby Eggplant stuffed with Gorgonzola over pomodoro, Tomato Ice Cream Smoothie and Heirloom Tomato Panzanella salad.