Do not remove the wax coating until ready to consume.
Always cut serving portions in width, using a sharp, serrated knife, then remove wax. Remove thin outer skin if desired.
Store remaining wax coated Boutargue in a zip lock bag or saran wrap in fridge. Do not freeze.
Boutargue is generally eaten as an appetizer. Slice thin, serve with a touch of olive oil and lime, accompanied by crackers and / or green olives.
Suggested spirits include: Arak, Pernaud, Anisette, Vodka, fig liquor or Tequila.
If you intend to grate the boutargue to use on pasta or in other recipes, remove it from the wax a day or two before in order to dry it more.