Let's face it: An octopus doesn't look very appetizing. With long, slithering, slimy tentacles and big, bulbous eyes, they're not the most attractive creatures in the world. But if you can get past their odd exterior, you'll find that octopus meat is actually really enjoyable.
But don't take our word for it. Check out this video to learn how to whip up grilled octopus with fennel salad.
How do you purchase, tenderize, and cook octopus? Well, Jesse Schenker demystifies this misunderstood creature and cooks it gently with aromatic herbs, citrus, and white wine before serving it up with a fragrant and tangy fennel salad. This is a the kind of recipe that makes even the most skeptical rejoice!