FOLPETTI by Valeria Necchio

Folpetti (musky octopus) are one of the most iconic Venetian seafood dishes. It’s not uncommon to catch sight of them on the counter of some Venetian bacaro (tavern), alongside a series of other bite-sized delights. Traditionally, they are prepared in many different ways – boiled, battered and deep fried, grilled, pan-fried – and then enjoyed with a small goblet of wine (the so-called ombra) as a snack in between meals

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