Tagliatelle of squid with dehydrated squid ink

4
1 hour 45 minutes

Ingredients

Squid tagliatele

  • 5 squid, each weighing 300g, with ink sacs
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 10 capers
  • lemon zest
  • flaky sea salt, to season
  • lemon juice
  • olive oil
  • salt

Method

1
Remove the head, entrails and wings from the squid. Keep the ink sacs intact for the dehydrated squid ink
  • 5 squid, each weighing 300g
2
Preheat an oven or dehydrator to 65°C
3
Slightly brown the garlic in a pan with a little oil, remove them and cook the capers in the same pan
  • olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 10 capers
4
Add the squid ink, turn off the heat and keep stirring with a wooden spoon until it has reduced to a paste. Blend with hand-blender and spread on a non-stick baking mat using a spatula
5
Place the ink mixture in the oven or dehydrator for 4 hours, until completely dried out. Blitz the ink in a blender and pass through a sieve
6
Preheat a water bath to 56°C
7
Cut the squid bodies in half lengthways and remove the outer membranes. Season the squid with olive oil and salt and place each squid in a different vacuum bag, flattened out. Seal the bags in a vacuum chamber
  • salt
8
Place the squid in the water bath for 1 hour and 15 minutes, then chill quickly in the freezer
9
Remove the squid from the bags and, with the help of a kitchen scraper, remove any cooking liquid from the bodies and lay them on top of one another. Seal together in a vacuum bag and freeze solid
10
Once frozen, remove the squid from the bag. Using a meat slicer or very sharp knife, slice 3mm thick slices of the squid. Heat very gently in a small saucepan and season with flaky sea salt, lemon zest, olive oil and lemon juice
  • lemon zest
  • lemon juice
  • flaky sea salt, to season
11
Create a nest with some squid tagliatelle using a fork and place it in the centre of a plate. Sprinkle with the dehydrated black ink and serve