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Caviar is a rather fancy food. So it does not come as a surprise that the Alaska salmon roe is made into caviar and especially often served at fancy restaurants. The pink colour looks very good on any dish and gives it a pop of colour. As you can imagine pink salmon caviar is more on the expensive side, like caviar usually is.

From where does pink caviar come?

From where does pink caviar come?

Pink caviar comes from the alaskan pink salmon roe. It is actually even the most common species of salmons in the pacific ocean. It is easy to identify the caviar by its pinkish colour. The taste also does remind people of salmon.

Where is pink salmon caviar produced?

Where is pink salmon caviar produced?

Actually, Norway is the biggest producer of salmon in general. Chile gets second place and Canada, third. There are different kinds of salmon that all produce caviar with its eggs. In our case, this fish's caviar comes from wild catches in Alaska and Kamchatka only.

What are the differences between pink salmon caviar and black caviar?

What are the differences between pink salmon caviar and black caviar?

The biggest difference is that they are both from different fish. While black caviar is made from the eggs of sturgeons, pink (or sometimes called red caviar) comes from salmon. Some even say that pink caviar does not meet the traditional definition of caviar. The most obvious difference is the colour, one is pink and the other is black. Black caviar is also a lot more pricey than pink caviar.

What is the difference between red and pink salmon?

What is the difference between red and pink salmon?

It is two different types of salmon fish, which is why their roe tastes kind of different and has a different colour too. Red salmon fish is also bigger than the pink one. Did you know that some kind of red caviar also comes from trouts? There are many options for us to produce red caviar, but pink salmon caviar always comes from Alaskan pink salmon roe.

Which roes does the salmon have?

Which roes does the salmon have?

They are second big from the size, very soft and easily recognized due to its taste. The pink fish lays up to 5,000 eggs. It all depends on the size of the fish. The fish have a life span of two years.

What kind of caviar do you sell?

What kind of caviar do you sell?

We sell all kinds of caviar at IKRiNKA. Speaking of pink salmon caviar, we only sell wild caviar. We sell it in tin cans and in a glass. There are sets with many different salmon caviar; you can buy single ones and we even have gift sets that include black caviar. Since pink caviar is not too expensive, the price ranges between €6.49 and €23.99. This version is quite affordable, especially if you compare it to black caviar, which can cost up to €60 for only 100 g.

How is pink wild caviar best served?

How is pink wild caviar best served?

A lot of people like to eat this kind of caviar on blinis, a type of Russian pancakes. You can also find recipes with pasta, just with sour cream or on unsalted crackers. We recommend not to use salted crackers since caviar itself is already quite salty.

Does it have a lot of calories?

Does it have a lot of calories?

Caviar has a high percentage of protein and also some fat. 100 grams have around 240 calories. The serving suggestion is 1 ounce (which translates to 28.35 g) of caviar each (if served as an appetizer).

How do you know if the fish roe is of good quality?

How do you know if the fish roe is of good quality?

There is a remarkably easy trick that can help you determine the quality of salmon roe. All you need to do is put a piece of it in your mouth and press it against your gums. If it pops and tastes salty, fishy and crispy, you know it is a rather good one. If it is too soft, it is probably not of great quality. Look out for crispy pink salmon caviar!

Are there any health benefits to eating pink salmon caviar?

Are there any health benefits to eating pink salmon caviar?

Like many fish products, pink salmon caviar comes with many health benefits! It is high in Vitamins A, C and D―all of which are important for your health. It also provides your body with Omega-3, beneficial to the health of eyes, brain function, immune and cardiovascular systems. Omega-3 also reduces the risk of certain types of cancer. Did you know that patients recovering from surgery or even chemotherapy are advised to add caviar to their diet? That is because of the high haemoglobin in it. It is also high in carotene, which helps your skin to protect you from UV. As you can see, there are many health benefits to pink caviar. So, if you like the taste of it, make sure you are never short on it.

What fish produces caviar?

What fish produces caviar?

Caviar is a word of Persian origin that translates into egg carrier. Traditional black caviar comes from the sturgeon fish. Mostly from the beluga, osetra and sevruga sturgeon. Pink or red caviar can come from all kinds of different fish like salmon, trout, carp and lumpfish. The most popular is salmon, though, which is also easy to harvest since the Alaskan pink salmon fish is so abundant in the Pacific Ocean.