This is an adopted recipe and should be made with larger, older, not itty bitty baby octopus. The flavour of vinegar and lemon here are strong and not to everyone's taste. If you are fond of tako sashimi, this is not for you. But if Mediterranean fish salads are your thing, this is authentic.
In India, white radish (daikon or 'mooli') is used widely. To eat white long radish with lemon, salt and pepper is a sweet reminder of sunny winters in North India. You may use white or red radish. It should preferably be made fresh or one day in advance and refrigerated. From the cookbook 'Recipes with a Spice - Indian Cuisine for Balanced Nutrition'. Visit www.healthyindiancuisine.com
I love to make this dish with fresh tomatoes from my garden (if I'm lucky) or the farmer's market. The marinade really enhances the sweetness and juiciness of the tomatoes. This is very quick and simple to prepare. Prep time includes time for marinating.
Artichokes discolor once they are cut. To avoid discoloration, fill large bowl with water and juice from lemon. Throw in the empty lemon carcasses as well. Clean and peel artichokes from bottom until yellow core appears. Remove choke and hairy ...