Calamari Ripieni

Calamari Ripieni. Stuffed squid (Italian for squid is Calamari) is another great classic of Neapolitan cuisine. The filling generally includes breadcrumbs, eggs, cheese, pepper, garlic and parsley, but you can also get some other ingredients or aromas depending on the cook or restaurant.

The same applies for the mollusc used as a vessel. Calamari can be replaced by octopus and the result is equally rewarding. All versions follow more or less the same lines of cooking and are part of Southern Italian cuisine for years and years. We went with the most common version found in Naples (actually all over Italy as well as Greece).