- Italian plural of calamaro, from Latin calamarius, from calamus, Ancient Greek κάλαμος (kálamos, "reed, ink pen"). (Wiktionary)
- Italian, pl. of calamaro, from Late Latin calamārium, pen-case, from Latin calamārius, relating to a reed pen, from calamus, reed pen (perhaps from the "ink” the squid secretes); see calamus. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Again, it made me nervous, because basically, spicy calamari is Korean oh-jing-uh bokkeum, a tasty tangle of squid, vegetables, and ever so sweetened super spicy ggoh-choo-jahng sauce.”
“Calamari, $2,95, had a great crunch but the calamari was a bit chewy and not fresh.”
“But overall the calamari is a very good appetizer.”
“The calamari was a hit (marinated in garlic and lemon, tossed with continental flour and dried oregano and fried very, very quickly in very hot oil) as were the lamb kebabs (marinated in garlic, oil and lemon juice, skewered with alternate onion, red and green bell pepper sections), bratwursts and fresh turkish and lebanese breads with eggplant, spinach and chickpea dips.”
“The calamari was a little flabby, the lemon zest a little too prominent, and the sauce a little less subtle.”
“Munch on "rabas" (squid tentacles, aka calamari) or "cazon en adobo" (salty, marinated dogfish).”
“Ubiquitous as the deep fried squid, aka calamari is, you would think it would start to make that transition into our home kitchens, yet there are so many, who, like myself, think it something best to leave to the professionals.”
“On another visit, the calamari was a bit more chewy in the Guazzetto del Adriatic, a melange of seafood with crostini in an aromatic marinara sauce with a hint of the sea.”
“squid aka calamari is chopped into rings after a quick seasoning and a few seconds on a hot cast-iron pan”
“She has a great voice and she also didn ` t what "calamari" was.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘calamari’.
very comprehensive list
of molluscs,who does not like
calamari? hmm yum
100,000 species just in molluscs
words delicious to pronounce
being items relating to food, cooking and the kitchen.
Words that have funny meanings or are just fun to say.
Included are many Italian dishes that so many pronounce wrong. Which is highly annoying since no one ever even tries to pronounce them right!
where classification begins~
Looking for tweets for calamari.