Journey Cafe’s Salt & Pepper Calamari


1/4 cup Plain Flour

1 Calamari (scored) Tube

200gms Mesculin

4 Cherry Tomatoes

1/3 Cucumber

15gms Sliced Onion


1 Freshly Squeezed Lemon

1/3 Cup Olive Oil



Preheat oil in deep fryer to 180 degrees

1. In a small bowl, mix together flour, salt & pepper.

2. Dust calamari through flour till combined.

3. Slice calamari tube into 2cm strips.

4. Place calamari in fryer for 2 to 3 minutes or until light brown. Don’t over cook, otherwise, you’ll find it to be very tough!


Place mesculin, cherry tomato, red onion, cucumber in a bowl and mix with lemon dressing (mix freshly squeezed lemon juice with olive oil until combined).


Serve with fresh lemon.