Octopus pie recipe

Published in Puglia Recipes

This recipe has been sent to us by the Hotel Salsello located on the Bari coast in Bisceglie and you can eat it in their fine restaurant.

The full title of the recipe is 'octopus pie with potatoes and celery with salmon escalope marinated with citrus fruits served on wild rocket leaves'.

ingredients

200 gr steamed octopus (remove its gelatinous substance and cut it in pieces), 300 gr potatoes cooked with peel (wash and mash them with a fork), little dill bunch and minced parsley, 4 slices of marinated salmon, tomato rinds dried in oven, orange and lemon pulp, salt and pepper, traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena, 100 gr extra-vergin olive oil.

making it

Add mashed potatoes to the octopus.

Mix well the compound, add salt, pepper, aromatic minced herbs, a fine stream of olive-oil and a sparkling of balsamic vinegar.

Mix well and chill it.

Plate Composition.

With a 10 cm-circle make the shape of the pie with the compound.

In the middle of a plate create a little fan with new leaves, put the pie above, dress a part of the pie with a slice of marinated salmon and decorate it with a tentacle, citrus fruits and fried tomato rinds, wash down the pie with a sauce of olive-oil, balsamic vinegar and mustard.

© Hotel Salsello

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