grey mullet

bottarga

Grey Mullet Bottarga is a food obtained by drying the ovary sac of mullets. The mullet roes are extracted, salted, pressed and finally dried to obtain the so-called amber Bottarga with an intense flavor. Bottarga is eaten sliced or grated, as it is mainly used on first courses, but also on croutons or seafood appetizers.

It has a strong flavor, an unmistakable mix of sweetness and sea. Grey Mullet Bottarga is the most sought, so much so that it has been considered a delicacy like sturgeon caviar. It is a simple and natural food, with a high protein content, it represents one of the highest expressions of the gastronomic excellence of Mediterranean area.

The origin of the product seems to be Phoenician, but the term certainly derives from the Arabic «battarikh», the meaning of which was precisely ‘salted fish roe’. The Arabs were in fact famous in the Mediterranean area for their refined culinary techniques, which also transmitted to all other Mediterranean populations.

GREY MULLET BOTTARGA WHOLE IN VACUUM

Available in various formats, Mr. Moris Bottarga is characterized by its intense and slightly aromatic flavor that gives to the dishes a unique and delicate taste, with a refined sea flavor.

GREY MULLET BOTTARGA deluxe

It comes in a rich and elegant package, vacuum-packed and placed in a refined cardboard box with recipe book.

GREY MULLET BOTTARGA WAX COATED

Bottarga is coated in a layer of wax that keeps its organoleptic properties unaltered through a natural casing.

GRATED MULLET BOTTARGA in jar

Bottarga grated and presented in a jar that preserves all the goodness and organoleptic characteristics of the whole product, but allows you to speed up the preparation of first courses and sauces.

GRATED MULLET BOTTARGA in bag

Grated Bottarga is available also in convenient sachets with freshness-saving closure.

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