Salmon Caviar Mt Cook Alpine Salmon Malossol 90g/Frozen
Freshwater King Salmon Caviar is a unique rendition of one of the oldest and most sought after delicacies in the world.
Made to a traditional Russian method involving light salting. Malossol is bright orange to red in color with smooth subtle oils and smooth snap in eggshell.
A briny and slightly sweet flavour with a fine oil fnish.
Use for garnish, dressings, sauces and textures.
Check out the Mt Cook Alpine Salmon story below.
Mt Cook Alpine Salmon thrive in the glacial water of New Zealand's Southern Alps. This extreme environment provides ideal condition for raising strong and healthy salmon, who in turn create a very special salmon roe. Care and timing is the key to achieving perfection in caviar. The roe are not processed until they are at their very best. Slowly and very gently, these delicate pearls are prepared in a dry brine. Then they are quickly snap frozen to lock-in the exquisite freshness and taste.
Shelf life: Best consumed within 3 days from thawing product.
Availability: Frozen supplied throughout the year while stocks last.
Fish for your health: Salmon provides an excellent source of Omega 3, an essential fatty acid which helps in lowering blood cholesterol and maintaining a healthy circulatory system.
The Mt Cook Alpine Salmon Story
Deep in the Southern Alps of New Zealand lies Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. From its craggy alpine ridges flows the purest fresh water on the planet. Ice cold. Constantly flowing. Perfectly chilled for a much prized southern delicacy.Cradled in the shadows of the southern Alps is a network of waterways connecting Lake Tekapo, Pukaki and Benmore. These lakes support New Zealann's largest renewable hydro shceme, harnessing millions of gallons of free flowing, pure glacial water, rich in minerals.
In this unique landscape we operate our hatchery, ensuring great care and responsibility are there right from the very beginning. This inspiring habitat is home to our Freshwater King Salmon. Born to swim they cover the equivalent of a half marathon everyday revelling in the swift flowing currents.
We prefer to feed our fish by hand. It's our chance to observe and respond to their needs through the growing cycle and the changing seasons. All feed is sustainable and certified GMO free.
From our fish husbandry to our care for the environment in which we farm. We're always exploring ways to redefine 'best practice', this includes adopting the highest working safety regimes, caring for our staff and supporting our local communities. Fast flows, highly oxygenated water and the distinctive touch for the seasons; are all key ingredients in creating Nature's Finest Tasting Salmon.
We let Nature take the lead. This means minimal human intervention and low stocking densities - giving our salmon space to grow and thrive.
Fast flows, highly oxygenated water and the distinctive touch of the seasons; all key ingredients in creating Nature’s Finest Tasting Salmon and caviar products..