Seafood Profile

bottarga

Bottarga | Seafood Profile

Bottarga’s flavor is often compared to that of dry anchovies, and it is usually served in Italy sprinkled with olive oil or lemon juice as an appetizer with bread or crostini.

seafood roe

Nonfish Roe Producers

Not that much has been written about the lesser-known non-fish roemakers. I’ve learned that crab roe is an essential ingredient in Chinese She-Crab Soup and that since Shrimp roe is carried externally by shrimp, it is often served that way to diners.

bisque

Seafood Bisque

I loves me some seafood bisque, especially crab. And, of course, it comes from that land of many great soups, France (the name is also a bit of a spoiler for its origin story). Rumor has it the name originated from Biscay, as in Bay of Biscay but what is […]

Poke Me

If raw fish dishes are your jam, then you need to try poke if you haven’t already. Hailing from the Hawaiian Islands, the diced fish dish works as either an appetizer or a main entree. Although skipjack tuna (aka aku) is a poke mainstay, octopus (he’e) is a traditional take […]