Whitefish Roe (Caviar) by Quintessence

Whitefish Roe (Caviar) by Quintessence

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Whitefish roe (caviar), a sophisticated product that will delight food lovers and connoisseurs alike. It has a delectable flavour, velvety texture, and impressive nutritional profile. Sold in individual 50g glass jars.
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Description

Characterized by large and firm yellow eggs, this Quintessence whitefish roe has an amazingly smooth, buttery and lightly salty taste. It is the perfect addition to any gourmet pantry or dining experience. Carefully processed to ensure the freshest and most flavorful product possible

  • Intensity: Light/Sweet
  • Texture: Firm
  • Packaging: 50g Glass Jar
  • Colour: Yellow
  • Egg Size: Large
  • Flavour Profile: Creamy and lightly briny

Whitefish roe is a premium delicacy that is highly prized for its unique flavour, delicate texture, and nutritional benefits. Sourced from the pristine waters of the Great Lakes region, this caviar-like product is made from the eggs of whitefish, which are carefully hand-selected and processed using traditional methods.

The result is a vibrant, glossy roe that boasts a clean, briny taste and a satisfying “pop” when eaten. It’s perfect for adding a touch of elegance to any meal or occasion, whether you’re entertaining guests or simply indulging in a gourmet treat. Serve it on a blini or crostini with crème fraîche or top it on sushi, salads or pasta for an elevated touch.

Not only is whitefish roe a decadent treat for the taste buds but it’s also loaded with nutrients. It is an excellent source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, including omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for heart health, brain function and overall well-being.

  • Shelf Life: 4-6 weeks refrigerated
  • Source: Wild caught sustainably and responsibly
  • Origin: Domestic
  • Common Names: Lake whitefish, whitefish caviar, whitefish roe, whitefish eggs
  • Species: Coregonus clupeaformis

Whitefish Roe (Caviar) Recommended Serving Size

  • 50g (1.75 oz): serves 1-2 guests
  • 100g (3.5 oz): serves 2-4 guests
  • 200g (7 oz): serves 4-6 guests
  • 500g (17.6 oz): serves 10-20 guests
  • 1kg (35.2 oz): serves 20-40 guests

Storing and Preserving our Whitefish Caviar

Our whitefish caviar can typically be stored for up to six weeks in a fridge when sealed. Please store your whitefish caviar in the fridge as soon as it is received and taken out of our packaging.

We strongly recommend consuming our whitefish caviar in one sitting for the best tasting experience. Once opened, it can typically be kept in the fridge for up to 48 hours or at room temperature in its original packaging for up to 24 hours. Always consult the label for a precise recommended best-by date.

Where our Whitefish Caviar Comes From

Our whitefish caviar is sourced ethically and legally from wild-caught Canadian whitefish. Protecting our planet is extremely important to our mission and 10% of our profits are donated to various organizations that work to protect wild fish and restore their natural habitats around the world.

How our Whitefish Caviar is Made

Caught in the wild sustainably and ethically, each whitefish is hand-picked at peak maturity using the latest filtering and ultrasound technology. The fish roe is extracted carefully and then filtered, inspected, cured, and aged. Once ready, the whitefish roe is immediately packaged and made available online for purchase to ensure ultimate freshness, flavour profile and texture.

Tin SizeServes
28g1
50g1 - 2
100g2 - 4
500g8 - 16
1kg16 - 32

Additional information

Weight 23 g
Dimensions 12 × 24 × 35 cm
Color

Yellow

Egg Size

Medium

Format

50g, 100g (2 x 50g), 200g (4 x 50g), 500g (10 x 50g), 1kg (20 x 50g), 2kg (40 x 50g)

Brand

Quintessence