-1/2 kg fresh squids
-1/2 cup vinegar
-10 cloves garlic
-1 medium onion (sliced)
-2 medium tomatoes (chopped)
-salt & pepper to taste

Wash squids thoroughly. Remove long thin membrane in the head and slit the eyes to squeeze out the ink. Place squids in saucepan. Add vinegar, 6 cloves of crushed garlic, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook over low fire until squid meat is tender. Cut cooked squids crosswise into 1/2-inch strips. Crush remaining garlic and saute in a separate pan. Add onion and tomatoes and cook until tomatoes are very soft. Add squid meat and pour in the liquid in which they were boiled. Simmer for 7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Makes 2 servings.

—Recipe of the day courtesy of Lolo Kitong Recipe Collection