Squid Flowers – Hoi An, Vietnam

Squid Flowers - Hoi An, Vietnam
© February 5 2007, Uncornered Market

Pieces of squid cut for the effect of a flower. This was part of the preparation of warm squid salad in a pineapple.

Scoring squid not only makes it look pretty, but allows it to expand while cooking in order to better absorb the flavor of the sauce it’s cooked in.

Read about Hoi An’s food specialties.