Fresh squid weren’t that easy to come by in Choroni; you could only get them on a first-come, first-served basis at the port in Puerto Colombia. There is nothing as tender as squid that are only a few hours old. With the colours still brilliant, they’re like jewels from the sea.
500g squid, cleaned
1 tsp. black peppercorns
1 tsp. dried chilli flakes
1 tsp. sea salt
1 tsp. 100% cacao, finely grated. Suggestion, Chulucanas Black 100% Cacao
1-2 tbsp. olive oil
Lemon wedges and fresh coriander, to garnish