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Bottarga in Vancouver? / alternative to it?

McChungy Aug 25, 2013 02:44 PM

I know this is an old topic from 2-3 years ago, but am wondering if anyones had success finding a source of bottarga that's slightly cheaper? At 60$ a pop it's quite hefty, ideas?

Also, has anyone had success making it from scratch with roe on this side of the world? I tried making it with sockeye roe and lingcod roe, not sure if real bottarga is suppose to taste like what I made ....

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    kinnickinnik Aug 26, 2013 12:45 PM

    Grotta Del Formaggio? I vaguely recall seeing them mentioned in association with Bottarga. Haven't been there for eons so can't confim.

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    1. re: kinnickinnik
      grayelf Aug 26, 2013 05:53 PM

      We brought bottarga back from Sicily for foodie friends in Vancouver in 2007, so I'd be interested to know if it can now be had here locally.

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