Octopus vulgaris or polpo in Italian

A polpo vulgaris can be big. For 2p try to find a small ( cleaned) one of approx 900 grams and . After simple cooking in salted water with a few bay leaves until soft ( +/- 1 h) the weight will almost reduced to 1/2.

Chop the polpo in elegant pieces and store in the fridge.

Chop and fry 4 garlic cloves in a drizzle of olive oil. Add 2 teaspoons of dried basil and the polpo. Bake and stir. Add pepper, salt and lemon juice.

Serve this delicious simple octopus with green asparagus and fresh coriander .

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