Recipe of the week: Squid with Champagne sauce and caviar

A fresh combination of Nordic ingredients and classical French technique, this squid with Champagne sauce and caviar is comprised of thin ribbons of barely cooked squid and fresh daikon, swimming in a traditional Champagne butter sauce, and topped with an extravagant dollop of caviar.


1 whole squid (approximately 0.7 to 1 kg)
5dl Champagne
100g butter, diced into small cubes
1 whole daikon radish
1 50g tin of Osetra caviar
4 oysters
Champagne vinegar and salt to season


Clean the whole squid by removing the tentacles and cartilage from inside the squid body, and scraping the purplish skin off of the outside. Then, freeze the squid whole overnight. Once solidly frozen, remove from the freezer, and working while the squid is still frozen, slice it thinly into ribbons about .2 cm wide and set aside.

Meanwhile, shuck the fresh oysters and chop the meat roughly. Peel and thinly slice the daikon radish

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