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Peter Allen

Peter Allen

Peter's path through the culinary world has taken a number of unexpected turns. After starting out as a waiter at the age of 16, he was inspired to go to culinary school and learn the tricks of the trade. As he delved deeper, however, his career took a sudden turn when a family friend needed someone to help manage his business. Peter now scratches his culinary itch on the internet by blogging, sharing recipes, and socializing with food enthusiasts worldwide.

Ikura Sushi • A Salmon Roe Delight!

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Do you know what’s salmon roe in Japanese? Have you ever tried the tiny orange balls that usually come with sushi? They are called ikura Sushi. The origin of the word is believed to be the Russian word Ikra. In case you are no culinary expert, ‘roe’ colloquially means ‘fish egg.’ Thus, simply put, Ikura is the name of the salmon’s eggs.