and cut the octopus into medium pieces. Cook in a little water for about 10 minutes. To drain the water, add there a little vegetable oil and stew with onions , tomatoes, herbs. If necessary, add a little water(or half a glass of red wine) to taste. Simmer 10 minutes, add boiled pasta and simmer for another 5 minutes. Pepper, spices. Source: DLM 777 @ Youtube.