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       Title: Adriatic Spaghetti (Spaghetti Dell'adriatico)
  Categories: Italian, Seafood, Ceideburg 2
       Yield: 4 servings
       1 sm Octopus (about 3 1/4 pounds)
     1/2 c  Olive oil
         pn Rosemary
       1    Bay leaf
         pn Oregano
       1 ts Cumin seeds
            Chopped parsley
       1    Green chili pepper chopped
     1/2 lb Tomatoes, peeled and cut in
       3    Cloves garlic, (inner buds
            -removed), chopped
            Salt and pepper
       1 lb Spaghetti
   The octopus must be very carefully washed and dried, and the mouth
   removed. Cover the bottom of a saucepan with oil; add the rosemary,
   bay leaf oregano, cumin seeds, parley, chili pepper, tomatoes and
   chopped garlic. Place the octopus on top of this mixture and season
   with salt and pepper. Cover the pot very tightly and simmer for about
   45 minutes. Cook the spaghetti in plenty of boiling salted water
   until it is 'al dente' (firm to the bite).  Drain and turn onto a
   warm serving dish.  Mix the octopus sauce into the spaghetti.  Serve
   piping hot.
   From “Feast of Italy”, translated from the Italian edition published
   by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 1973.  Consulting Chef, Giorgio Gioco.
   Thomas Crowell, New York.  ISBN 0-690-00059-6
   Serves 4 to 6.
   Posted by Stephen Ceideberg; September 7 1992.