Learn the most essential aspects of cleanliness, preservation, utilization and cooking of the octopus.
In this online course, Diego López plunges us, very didactically, into the passionate world of the octopus, an essential ingredient in Spanish gastronomy.
Do you know how to differentiate a spanish octopus from an African octopus? Here, we will get a numerous amount of tips, the main features of octopus, how to get acquainted, how to get the most out of all its parts, the so many different forms of cooking and a great amount of traditional recipes, going from octopus a feira to other avant-garde recipes, such as glazed octopus.
This course is thought to be able to grasp all the know-how and shake off the fear of cooking an octopus.
What you'll learn
Techniques to cook in dry, steam cooking, with water, with lots of tips and recipes around this cephalopod: the octopus
In this online course you will learn the difference between African octopus and Spanish octopus, its tentacles, the typical color and also the different cooking options this cephalopod offers.
You will learn how to cook an octopus in the traditional way, using the sous-vide technique at high or low temperature and even dry cooking, that is to say, using no water at all, just the juice the octopus releases.
You will discover, along with Diego López, the Galician chef and lover of these products, the most different recipes around the octopus, modern versions of an octopus a feira, how to make the best use of the octopus’ head and also several recipes of Mediterranean octopus.
A course to give the first steps towards learning about such a fantastic product.
Who is it for?
Both to professional chefs and amateurs who are willing to master different techniques and preparations of octopus.
What you’ll need
Instruments or materials suggested in some of the recipes (not essential for the course:
- Steam oven
- Big pot
- Vacuum packing machine
What are you waiting for?
Learn from anywhere at your own pace.
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