How to Prep Fresh Squid: Trimming, Cleaning, and Slicing

Prepped squid, much like other already cleaned, deboned, or sliced meat or seafood, comes at a premium. And while it does save some time and effort to purchase ready-to-cook “fresh” squid, prepping it yourself at home isn’t as complicated as people think—as we prove in this guide on how to prep fresh squid. Plus, it’ll… Continue reading How to Prep Fresh Squid: Trimming, Cleaning, and Slicing

Calamares Recipe: Tender—Not Gummy—Squid Rings in Crispy Coating

We love calamares as much as our pre-teen cousins or beer-bellied titos. What’s not to like? Deep-fried squid rings encased in a crunchy breading. Sure, it’s a knock-off of Mediterranean (or is the fried version American?) calamari. But the culture around—and the method behind—it is purely Filipino, which explains why we’ll never find a local restaurant without… Continue reading Calamares Recipe: Tender—Not Gummy—Squid Rings in Crispy Coating