They are cleaned by hand, one by one, and fried in virgin olive oil. Preserved pilchards, like our white tuna, have a flavour which improves with the years, becoming more tender and delicate. As with good wine, our white tuna and pilchard products can be stored in a cellar, as their quality and flavour improves over time.
The smoothness and flavour of white tuna in oil or marinade improve over a period of months, meaning that tuna that has matured for a year is better than one that hasn’t. The most significant changes occur in the month after sterilisation. Use the escabeche to dress your white tuna salads, giving them true flavour.
White tuna, olive oil and sea salt