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avruga

(əˈvruːɡə)
n
(Cookery) herring roe with a smoky flavour, sometimes used as a less expensive alternative to caviar
[Spanish]
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The kitchen shifted gear for the next course, delivering a lighter, but no less sophisticated combination of flavours: cod poached in almond milk and served on buttered leeks with a lipsmacking cod's roe sauce, dotted with jewel-like trout roe and avruga caviar whose salty explosions brought the seasoning to perfection.
Special plates on the menu include a scallop carpaccio with avruga caviar and sour cream, my favourite dish which was a King crab salad with avocado puree topped with chives and espelette peppers, and delicious King crab legs, flavoured with lime, chives, crunchy fennel and maltaise sauce.
Canapes included avruga caviar, smoked duck roulade and Kentish goat's cheese.
Dishes will include Avruga caviar, which costs pounds 25 for a 100g serving, loin of salmon, crayfish, smoked duck roulade, scallops, wild nettle risotto and roast saddle of lamb.
Why watch the match when you can sample Tartar of smoked salmon with Avruga caviar, or Foie Gras parfait on toasted brioche?
Their menu was a starter of slow cooked organic Shetland Salmon with asparagus and avruga caviar followed by roast loin of Cornish chickpea and finishing with a dessert of caramel and chocolate parfait and espresso ice cream.
Husband's choice of native lobster with citrus flavours, bitter leaves, Avruga caviar and asparagus foam, (pounds 14) looked almost too good to eat, being so attractively presented.
Main courses showcase head chef Andy Waters' fabulous flavours in dishes such as roasted seasoned lamb - served with spiced couscous, oven-dried tomatoes, aubergine and buttered spinach - and pan seared medallion of salmon with a scallop ravioli and Avruga caviar cream sauce.
Mussels, with basil and balsamic vinegar, grilled halibut on prawn, saffron and onion stew with asparagus and avruga caviar are also available.
Fresh rock oysters, oven-baked wild sea trout (a personal favourite) and Cornish crab with lobster chowder, Avruga caviar and white truffle oil.