Bottarga is Italian for the roe of a fish that has been salted, pressed, and seasoned. It's an Italian delicacy that's sliced or grated and looks like a sausage. Bottarga comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, depending on the type of fish used.
The bottarga's flavor is entirely determined by the type of fish used. Mullet bottarga has a salty, bitter flavor with a touch of the fishy flavor seen in caviar. Even though the latter has a greater fragrance, it is of superior quality than tuna and cod bottarga.
Bottarga is a delicacy consumed all over the world, it may even be called a preservation technique. Bottarga is delicious with vegetables, grating it over any starch or grain (pasta), or eating it plain with a flavorful sauce or a touch of lemon.
Bottarga is known as the "King of Flavors." Because it has been preserved, this fish roe always adds a burst of flavor to your dish. Bottarga is a high-end delicacy that is frequently served with pasta. Bottarga is a delicacy that should be enjoyed slowly.