Casquinha de Siri refers to Bahia's crab cake. This dish is made from shredded crab meat sauteed with onions, garlic, tomatoes and herbs (cilantro, parley, etc) and then baked in the oven. Leftovers crabs can be used for their crab meats and canned crab meats are also available.The sauteed crab mixture can be baked in individual ramekins, and can also stuffed into cleaned crab shells. Crab is one of the common ingredients in Bahian cuisine, being near the sea. Bahia is an area of Brazil.

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