Tagliolini with squid ink sauce and calamari recipe
- Cuisine: Italian
- Prep Time: 1 hr(s)
- Cook Time: 1 hr(s)
- Serves 4
Leonardo Gelsomino, from Melbourne's Yak Bar, shows us this delicate but flavour packed dish. This is a dish that carries some strong Sicilian and Venetian influences and has also been featured in a very popular scene of the world-famous TV series Il Commissario Montalbano.
Ingredients200g durum flour
200g plain flour
Pinch of salt
1½ onions, finely diced
2 garlic cloves, sliced in half
1kg calamari, sliced
1 chilli, sliced in half
1 basil stalk
Squid ink sachets /or 1 spoon of ink
350ml tomato sauce
PreparationTo make the tagliolini, mix all the ingredients together.
Roll the dough out through the pasta machine to about 1.5mm. Cut the sheet at 27-30cm long. Rub some flour on the sheet and facing it lengthways, both ends to the centre of the sheet, sprinkle some flour and cut strands 3-4mm wide.
Insert your knife though the centre of the rolls and lift up the tagliolini. Dust of excess flour and repeat the process.
Sweat the onion and garlic until very soft.
Add the calamari, chilli, basil stalk and fry gently. Add the red wine and reduce.
Add the squid ink, diluted with the water. Bring to the boil and add the tomato sauce. Simmer gently until the calamari is tender. Allow about 1 hour to cook the calamari.
Boil the taglioni in salted water and serve with the ‘black ragu'.
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