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What is good quality caviar supposed to taste like?

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What is good quality caviar supposed to taste like?

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CheekyPeach | | Dec 25, 2010 08:07 PM

Recently I lived in Sweden and tried their caviar from a tube, and some black caviar from a jar. I disliked both. It felt like I tasting a salt lick, with a very unappetizing fishy taste, and an almost gooey like texture when you bit into it.

I was raised on masago (tiny beaded orange flying fish roe); the ones that you associate with sushi, and they've always had this sweet, mildly savory flavor when they burst in your mouth. I wouldn't describe it as a fishy flavor at all.

Is good, unsalted caviar something similar to what I enjoy?

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