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Foraging for Kugita

I greeted this townsman from afar, asking him what he’ll do, to which he answered “manguha ug kugita” (to forage for octopus).

Egghead Octopus Snack


Cute like an alien infant

To retain the figure of the marinated boiled baby octopus, someone thought of filling its head with boiled quail egg. Or perhaps, the idea is how to eat whole quail eggs in an innovative way – by using octopus head as edible packaging. Whatever it is, the outcome is an appealing, appetizing and filling snack. I shall never forget how I stood near the skewered stuffed octopus table at Nishiki food market as I chewed the egghead in wonderment.


One way of eating quail eggs is to stuff it in the head of a baby octopus

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