Caught in the wild in the fresh waters of Alaska, The Yukon, and British Columbia. Salmon & Salmon Roe is intertwined into the culture of these regions. The annual Harvest is associated with local festivals and celebrations. Salmon have a fascinating life-cycle. They start life in streams, migrate to the ocean to grow bigger and fatter, and return to the same stream to spawn (to reproduce).
A very flavorful Bright Red Caviar. Egg size is the largest of caviar’s similar to Beluga. It is considered a delicacy in Russia and is a key Sushi ingredient. Salmon Roe is one of the most popular Caviar’s because the flavor is less strong with a delicious hint of Salmon and more familiar to the American pallet then other caviar’s. It also has a distinctive pop when consumed. This is typically the first caviar that someone who has never had caviar tries.
Uses vary across the board from an ingredient used as a topping or stuffing (Particularly in seafood), as a garnish or part of a delicious sauce. It is also consumed by itself. In Russia it is typically served with Vodka as a compliment. Many other Western countries serve salmon roe with a White Wine preferably sparkling such as champagne.