Contrary to sturgeon caviar fish eggs from salmon, trout or other fishes are called alternative or non sturgeon caviar. There are various types of these fish eggs which are used in dishes like Sushi or other Asian style creations. The eggs from salmon are much larger compared to sturgeon roe and are 5 mm in diameter. Because of their dark orange colour the salmon roe is also known as red caviar.

Often flavoured with soy or wasabi another type of fish eggs are Tobiko (flying fish) or Masago. The texture of these eggs is crunchy with a salty taste. They are used especially for Sushi or Asian food.

Contrary to sturgeon caviar fish eggs from salmon , trout or other fishes are called alternative or non sturgeon caviar . There are various types of these fish eggs which are used in dishes... read more »
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Contrary to sturgeon caviar fish eggs from salmon, trout or other fishes are called alternative or non sturgeon caviar. There are various types of these fish eggs which are used in dishes like Sushi or other Asian style creations. The eggs from salmon are much larger compared to sturgeon roe and are 5 mm in diameter. Because of their dark orange colour the salmon roe is also known as red caviar.

Often flavoured with soy or wasabi another type of fish eggs are Tobiko (flying fish) or Masago. The texture of these eggs is crunchy with a salty taste. They are used especially for Sushi or Asian food.