Botargo / Bottarga

,

Botargo / Bottarga is a Mediterranean delicacy of salted, cured fish roe (fish eggs), typically from grey mullet or tuna. Bottarga is dipped in wax for preservation. It can be enjoyed sliced or grated on many dishes such as pasta.

$109.00

36 in stock

What is Botargo?

Golden powder that smells of sea water. This amber-colored nectar is a gift to food lovers from Neptune – or from Mother Nature – one of many unexpected gifts.  Botargo is made of the thousands of eggs that female mullets have in their egg sacks – it is one of the tastiest Sardinian foods. Salted, pressed and dried eggs.  With a distinct yet delicate taste, velvety texture and a long aftertaste. Its color ranges from golden yellow to golden reddish. A unique delicacy, with high nutritional value, is rich in Proteins, energy, Omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamins C and E, Selenium and Zinc. Protected by a 100% natural beeswax to preserve its natural moisture. Use it sliced or grated.

Storage:

Store in a dry and cool place.

Net weight:

250 grams average

Weight 250 g