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Can you eat octopus?

Postby yamaasu » Fri Oct 26, 2007 3:04 am

I heard that American cannot eat an octopus lately.

We eat a octopus in my country, so I was very surprised to heard that.

In your country, can you eat an octopus?

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Postby Dixie » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:20 am

Yes of course... Seafood is very typical in my town, and octopus is really appreciated.

Personally I dislike seafood :twisted:

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Re: Can you eat octopus?

Postby Miss. Ladybird » Mon Oct 29, 2007 6:45 pm

yamaasu wrote:I heard that American cannot eat an octopus lately.

We eat a octopus in my country, so I was very surprised to heard that.

In your country, can you eat an octopus?

Sorry, I just can't something I can't pronounce :?

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Postby yamaasu » Fri Nov 02, 2007 8:22 am

Dixie wrote:Yes of course... Seafood is very typical in my town, and octopus is really appreciated.

Personally I dislike seafood :twisted:


We mix seafood with rice and noodle in my country.
We dip the octopus in soy sauce directly and eat raw.
In your country, how do you eat?

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Re: Can you eat octopus?

Postby yamaasu » Fri Nov 02, 2007 8:27 am

Miss. Ladybird wrote:
yamaasu wrote:I heard that American cannot eat an octopus lately.

We eat a octopus in my country, so I was very surprised to heard that.

In your country, can you eat an octopus?

Sorry, I just can't something I can't pronounce :?


The octopus has another name 『devilfish』.
The octopus lives in sea.
In your country, are there an octopus?

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Postby Hardi » Fri Nov 02, 2007 8:35 am

I haven't eat octopus, I think it can't buy from supermarket here. Probably there are some seafood or Japanese restaurant that offer it, but I like to eat home. Seafood(fish) I eat usually smoked or pickled(hering) or fried with eggs.. or canned.

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Postby yamaasu » Fri Nov 02, 2007 9:36 am

Hardi wrote:I haven't eat octopus, I think it can't buy from supermarket here. Probably there are some seafood or Japanese restaurant that offer it, but I like to eat home. Seafood(fish) I eat usually smoked or pickled(hering) or fried with eggs.. or canned.


In my country, I can buy an octopus at supermarkets a fishmonger.
And my grandfather is fisherman, so he often gives me an octopus.
When I fried an octopus, I dip a source and mayonnaise, and I eat.

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Postby Dixie » Fri Nov 02, 2007 11:29 am

yamaasu wrote:
We mix seafood with rice and noodle in my country.
We dip the octopus in soy sauce directly and eat raw.
In your country, how do you eat?


Yes, seafood is often mixed with rice (not noodles, though):

paella marinera

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Postby yamaasu » Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:45 pm

Dixie wrote:
yamaasu wrote:
We mix seafood with rice and noodle in my country.
We dip the octopus in soy sauce directly and eat raw.
In your country, how do you eat?


Yes, seafood is often mixed with rice (not noodles, though):

paella marinera


In Japan, I mix seafood with spaghetti.
The seasoning is salt and pepper and soy sauce and olive oil.
I want to make seafood spaghetti because I got an octopus from the grandfather of the fisherman today
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Postby Hardi » Sun Nov 04, 2007 2:42 pm

Do you go also your self to fishing sometime yamaasu? If yes, then what fish did you catch? Have you catch octopus?

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Postby yamaasu » Fri Nov 09, 2007 3:12 am

Hardi wrote:Do you go also your self to fishing sometime yamaasu? If yes, then what fish did you catch? Have you catch octopus?


I have been to the fishing with a father when I was children.
I was able to catch a horse mackerel and a cuttlefish then.
But it was difficult to catch an octopus.
In Japan, We catch the octopus with a spider hole.

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Postby yamaasu » Fri Nov 09, 2007 3:36 am

I live in Kobe city.
Kobe is famous for takoyaki.
Have you eaten takoyaki?
When we eat takoyaki we dip the takoyaki in soup stock or sauce .
I like takoyaki dipped in sauce.

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Postby Hardi » Mon Nov 12, 2007 5:19 pm

yamaasu wrote:I have been to the fishing with a father when I was children.
I was able to catch a horse mackerel and a cuttlefish then.
But it was difficult to catch an octopus.
In Japan, We catch the octopus with a spider hole.
Thank you for reply, it was interesting. I didn't know what spider hole is.

When I was kid I often went to fishing with my 2 older brother. I did not liked fishing, but I liked going there with my brothers. I always got most fish also. I think I have had got only Crucian carp. We used to go fishing to 2 different forest lakes that was near. It was difficult to go there, because land was swampy, but there was a lot of fish.

I haven't ate takoyaki, but when I come to Kobe I surely will. ;)

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Postby bellota » Thu Nov 15, 2007 9:39 pm

No I`m not thinking to eat octopus in my life maybe in only one ocasion, if I get in the middle of the ocean and I don´t have any thing to eat probably I could eat octopus but only in this situation.

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Postby bellota » Thu Nov 15, 2007 9:43 pm

Yamaasu did you like that type of food of your country? How often did you eat octopus??

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Postby yamaasu » Fri Nov 16, 2007 3:40 pm

Hardi wrote:
yamaasu wrote:I have been to the fishing with a father when I was children.
I was able to catch a horse mackerel and a cuttlefish then.
But it was difficult to catch an octopus.
In Japan, We catch the octopus with a spider hole.
Thank you for reply, it was interesting. I didn't know what spider hole is.

When I was kid I often went to fishing with my 2 older brother. I did not liked fishing, but I liked going there with my brothers. I always got most fish also. I think I have had got only Crucian carp. We used to go fishing to 2 different forest lakes that was near. It was difficult to go there, because land was swampy, but there was a lot of fish.

I haven't ate takoyaki, but when I come to Kobe I surely will. ;)


I mistook the word of spider hole.It means octopus pot.
Please eat takoyaki if you come to Kobe.
I think that you like it.

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Re: Can you eat octopus?

Postby MissLT » Tue Nov 27, 2007 9:52 am

yamaasu wrote:I heard that American cannot eat an octopus lately.

We eat a octopus in my country, so I was very surprised to heard that.

In your country, can you eat an octopus?

I was watching the travel channel today and I saw one person was eating octopus and squid ice cream. Is it true that you have octopus ice cream in Japan? :shock:

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Postby yamaasu » Thu Nov 29, 2007 3:08 am

bellota wrote:No I`m not thinking to eat octopus in my life maybe in only one ocasion, if I get in the middle of the ocean and I don´t have any thing to eat probably I could eat octopus but only in this situation.


Why do you dislike an octopus that much?
Cannot you eat for reasons of the religions ?
Please teach it if good.

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Postby yamaasu » Thu Nov 29, 2007 3:11 am

bellota wrote:Yamaasu did you like that type of food of your country? How often did you eat octopus??


I like Japanese foods.
It is tempura and sushi.
The octopus is used for tempura and sushi.
The octopus sometimes eats.

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Re: Can you eat octopus?

Postby metaltoy » Mon Dec 03, 2007 4:30 pm

LennyeTran wrote:I was watching the travel channel today and I saw one person was eating octopus and squid ice cream. Is it true that you have octopus ice cream in Japan? :shock:


Although I know there is jellyfish ice cream, I didn't know such ice cream.
I searched the octopus and squid ice cream on google and found them.
http://www.geocities.jp/begomakan/begom ... ko_ika.jpg

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Postby MissLT » Mon Dec 03, 2007 8:19 pm

:shock: Have you tried them, metaltoy? Seafood ice cream??? Hmmmmm... I wonder if this ice cream is kinda like flavored gelato that we have here in Berkeley. They have all kinda flavors they made from fruits, chocolate, wine, flower, seeds, etc. into gelato, yet they don't have seafood flavor.


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