La Buttàriga

Tunny Fish or Mullet Eggs

Preparation info

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Appears in

Recipes of all Nations

By Countess Morphy

Published 1935

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Another Sardinian speciality is La Buttàriga, which consists of the eggs of either tunny fish or mullet, soaked in a solution of salt and water, drained and compressed, and eaten as an bors-d’œuvre, with a little oil and vinegar. It is somewhat reminiscent of caviare.