Whole Bottarga
Mon-Fri 8am to 5pm
713-621-6858

bottarga-wholeA tradition dating back several millennia and kept by Sardinian fishermen, the Sardinian caviar Bottarga is a pressed, salted, dried grey mullet roe.  Collecting the roe sack requires a lot of skill; the fish need to be sliced open without damaing the pectoral fins where the eggs develop.  The light and flimy sack which encloses the eggs must remain intact of the bottarga will not age correctly.  While bottarga can be made from the roe sack of other fish, the grey mullet bottarga is distinctive for its golden color and milder, less "fishy" flavor.  

It is important to avoid cooking the bottarga as it will alter the delicate flavor of the caviar.  This delicacy is best used to enhance a seafood salsd or simple crostini.  Adding shavings of bottarga to a fish carpaccio or fillet with a complex flavor profile will round your dish out nicely.  The whole bottarga is a great compliment to seafood risotto.

The caviar is excellent with simple pasta dishes, thinly sliced on crostini with an olive pate, a curl of butter, or drizzled with extra virgin olive oil.

Our whole Bottarga di Muggine comes in AVG 85-110 gr.

Cooking the Sardinian Way

It's important to us that people enjoy food, family, and long healthy lives.  The ingredients found on this site are expertly crafted from the finest that Sardinia, Italy has to offer.  Everything here is selected by Efisio Farris for it's color, flavor, texture, and a wide variety of other qualities including health benefits.  Our ingredients don't include junk fillers that degrade the ability of the food to contribute to your health.  

 

We hope that as you browse the site and read through the cookbook that you'll learn a new way of cooking delightful meals for your guests and family, and that you'll be inspired by Efisio's stories and the history presented here.

Experience Sardinian Cooking from the Masters

If you're looking to experience Sardinian cuisine from the master himself, Arcodoro in Houston, Texas is the place to go.  Treat yourself, treat your family, treat your friends or treat your colleagues.  Arcodoro offers an exclusive menu of great food that's reasonably priced.  Our Wine menu contains a wide variety of wines, including many that have emerged from Sardinia's rich traditions.  Visit Arcodoro.com today to make your reservation.

Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in Gourmet Sardinia and our line of fine Italian ingredients.  Our staff are available to assist you at any time in order to help you decide what to buy and how to use these fine products.  We can also help you with wholesale and large market orders.

You can write to us at :
7051 Portwest Dr., Ste. 100

Houston, TX 77024

Phone:

713-621-6858


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