SQUID (CUTTLEFISH) INK 90g

CUTTLEFISH INK IN GLASS JAR

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Squid or more usually cuttlefish ink, is used for its natural black dye, together with salty but subtle seafood flavours. Most 'squid ink' that's available for culinary use is actually made from cuttlefish ink, which has a more gentle rounded flavour than squid ink, which can be too strong and metallic in nature.

It is essential for making dishes like Arroz negro (black rice) with squid or prawns, risottos, pasta dishes - or as an ingredient in making black pasta itself. It is also used in making squid stuffed in its own ink. We also have this ingredient in sachets. Once opened, store the jar in the fridge. Use sparingly - 1g of ink will flavour approximately 100g of rice.

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Technical

PRODUCT CODE: S37
INGREDIENTS: Sterilised cuttlefish ink, water, salt, thickener: sodium carboxymethylcellulose
ALLERGENS: Contains molluscs. May also contain crustaceans, fish, milk, sulphites and celery
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION per 100g: Energy 210kJ / 50kcal, fat less than 0.1g of which saturates less than 0.1g, carbohydrate 4.7g of which sugars less than 0.1g, protein 7.3g, salt 8.3g
STORAGE: Keep in a cool and dry place