Properly cooked fried calamari is a delight. Cook them a few seconds too long and they become unbearably chewy. Actually, it is the way the average restaurant served them… chewy.
I live in Nairobi, Kenya, and you can now buy bags of imported frozen calamari already cleaned, cut, breaded and ready to be fried.
Well, I do my calamari the same as when I first arrived in Africa. I buy them whole and fresh, clean and prepare them the way I want. Unless it is not available fresh it is a sin to buy them ready-made from a bag.
I do approve the creation of a law in France, I do not know if it was actually presented or passed, proposing to limit the term “restaurant” to places where the food is cooked on site from raw materials. Oops! So, you really enjoyed the je ne sais quoi in this authentic dish served in this more more authentic French restaurant in Paris. I believe that France should be among the four EU countries with the highest consumption of frozen products. Continue Reading