Can we use squid and octopus ink for anything useful?



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    Unfortunately, the use of octopus ink seems limited to cooking as an addition to sauce or coloration for pasta, etc.

    The ink is actually melanin-based and does not include a binder, which is necessary to keep the ink from separating as the paper absorbs the color. (

    However, squid ink seems to be harvestable for writing and here’s the instructions:

    You can also use squid ink to color pasta.

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