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Cooking Cuttlefish ?

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Heard of someone saying them soak them in milk.Then dish em up like a Squid.Said they kill the squid when done like that. Not sure never eaten one actually. TT

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Picked up this monster the other night...[attachment=9987]IMGP1905640x480500x375.jpg[/attachment]So....whats your tried & tested recipes ? & what would you leave for the KGW's ?

Did that Cuttly go that color after putting him there ?Took me a moment to pick it out!Agree with the others. cook as per squid, and use head/ tentacles as a great bait :)

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I"ve always cooked them up just like squid,very tender and very rich ,but nice.Beautiful creatures,I couldnt bring myself to kill one again I dont reckon after seeing a documentry on the critters...amazing animals and one of mother natures truly unusual and mysterious creations. Remember once catching a big mumma like that and putting it in a wheat sack with some snook, after the session found the thing had gone ballistic munching chunks out of the fish totally ruining a few of them.Cheers B)

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Cal break the "water tube" or what ever they call it behind the neck just like squid and they die isntantly. Beit harder and they shrug up a bit but even a knife will do it if you can't get your fingers down there.They should go white straight away.

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i caught one about the same size at edithburgh, put it away for bait, whats the best way of cleaning them? just slice down the back and get out the backbone thing that birds like then take the guts out and voila? ive never tried to clean one so excuse the ignorance... :S

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I've never tried cuttlies but heard they can be a bit mushy? a lot softer than squid but just as nice.I get a few of them around hallett cove, look like bloody spaceships the way they go through the water and 'dock' with the squid jig :D yeah im crazy.always let them go, or if i see them, pull the jig up before they 'dock' lol.there's a few cool youtube vids involving cuttlefish and their camouflaging abilities.

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Picked up this monster the other night...[attachment=9987]IMGP1905640x480500x375.jpg[/attachment]So....whats your tried & tested recipes ? & what would you leave for the KGW's ?

geezus.....that thing couldve given the queen mary 2 a couple of coats of gloss black, hope you landed it alright. very messy those buggers lolbtw i reckon the smaller ones are good eating.

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Oh....it decorated the Yak alright. It was so big & heavy i had nowhere to put it apart from sitting in the footwell. It spewed up heaps of Black ink. :blink: It was a bugger to skin....very tough to break the membrane, & get your hand in & work it away from the flesh hood. The exposed flesh is very soft compared to squid.Had another try tonight with breadcrumbs, again in Peanut oil. Deebloodylicious :)

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