The Cuttlefish uses its ink as a defense mechanism in the sea. Cooks use it in the kitchen to add color and a unique richness to many culinary creations. When used as a condiment, it adds a slight saltiness and mild trace of fish flavor.
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Cuttlefish Ink has indeed been used in writing in the past. In fact, the Greek name for cuttlefish, Sepia, is associated with the brown color its ink.
Feel free to include Cuttlefish Ink in your favorite seafood risotto and paella recipes, or add it to your homemade pasta dough for an intriguing color. Also, create a wonderful sauce by browning garlic in olive oil, and adding a tablespoon or two of the ink.
One of the best health benefits of Cuttlefish Ink is that can replace jarred condiments that contain so many artificial ingredients. It contains protein, iron and certain amino acids that are good for you as well!