Caviar vs Roe: Some Fish Eggs Are Fancier Than Others

Caviar vs roe: What's the difference? They're both fish eggs, true, and to some, that makes them equally icky—while to caviar connoisseurs, there is simply no comparison. Caviar refers to the small...



Why is tarama (carp roe) no longer available?

by billrosenblatt 4 years ago

I regularly use tarama (carp roe) in cooking. I'm talking about straight tarama, not taramosalata which is tarama mixed with olive oil and lemon juice. However, it's no longer available on store ...

Tarama & Taramasalata Availability

by livey18750 2 years ago

In Washington DC, both products have been unavailable for at least 2 years. I bet this reflects a crash in fish stocks. Any other news?

Crab roe in southwestern CT?

by rubylewct 3 years ago

Trying to find a store selling crab roe to make crab butter. Anywhere from fairfield county up to northwestern CT to New Haven. Thanks in advance.

Japanese Mentaiko recipe for cod roe

by Antoniabruce 5 years ago

Hi there, I've just returned from a trip to Kyushu Island, Japan where I fell in love with mentaiko - spicy marinated cod's roe that is a speciality in Fukuoka. Does anyone happen to have a rec...

Smoked Mullet Roe: nay or yay

by honduranterror 12 years ago

So, I am not a native Floridian but I like to believe that I have been inaugurated into the secret realm of local Cracker cuisine with this wonderful thing called Mullet Roe. Now, mullet roe is usu...

Lobster Roe

by justin_g1809 4 years ago

I has some bright red lobster roe and I was wondering if anybody had some suggestions on what to do with it. I was thinking of making an oil or powder from it, but is there anything better? Thanks

Salmon Caviar Spread

by BigGuy 5 years ago

I bought a 7 ounce can of salmon caviar at NetCost in Rego Park for $10.99 I don't like to eat the caviar plain because it goes too quick. Is it better to mix it with cream cheese, sour cream, ...

Where to buy Salmon roe in GTA?

by uberathlete 5 years ago

Hello. I would really appreciate suggestions on where to buy salmon roe in the GTA. I don't need a lot so a small jar or tin would do. Just concerned about quality and hopefully priced fairly.

Salmon roe/caviar help?

by HillsofBeverly 5 years ago

Husband and I are both fans of smoked salmon and salmon roe (more often getting the roe at sushi bars). Had a small tin (1 oz?) of roe with some other appetizers for dinner tonight and husband d...

Lobster tail - black glump

by Fort Point 8 years ago

Purchased some cooked lobsters and when I removed the tail they were full of black glump. I'm familar with roe in the tail but I have never experienced this dark black substance. Returned the tai...

Trying to kick start conversations: Soft shell crabs & shad roe

by deweyweber54 6 years ago

Greetings all! Not sure how this is going to work; Big fan of springtime and warm weather in New England. Wondering if any and all are seeing any signs of the above. I write with trepidatio...

Usagi Yoshoku-ya in San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Last week another chowhound and I met for a quick dinner at Usagi, a yoshoku-style restaurant in San Mateo. A first time for both of us, and we liked it so much, certainly not the last. It was i...

Safe to eat salmon roe from Ranch 99?

by learntocookchinese 6 years ago

Is it safe to eat without cooking? It doesn't say "sashimi" on the package. It certainly looks sadder than the salmon roe from the Japanese market (Nijiya). Update - I had some and they are pret...

Keta salmon skein

by Antoniabruce 6 years ago

Hi there, does anyone know where in NYC or online I can buy salmon roe skeins? I want to try curing my own salmon eggs, rather than buying the finished product! Ideally I'd like to find keta salmon...

California roll--what's that orange stuff?

by stratford 13 years ago

So I had some California sushi rolls that were coated in a grainy orange substance on the outside of the roll. What exactly is that stuff and, if I wanted to make it myself, can I buy it somewhere?

Cooking shad roe?

by GretchenS 18 years ago

Had shad roe last week -- delicious! -- so I'd like to try making it myself this weekend. The recipes I've looked at vary quite a bit in how long they have you cook it -- from about 7 minutes to a...

Where can I buy caviar in Monmouth County?

Heidi cooks and bakes
by Heidi cooks and bakes 7 years ago

I am starting to put together my Christmas eve menu, and this year I am going to include deviled eggs made with quail eggs. (Check out the Home Cooking thread of deviled eggs this month!) I want ...

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