Wild scampi caviar, gorgeous sapphires of the ocean. I probably wouldn’t go asking for wild scampi caviar as “sapphires of the ocean” as nobody will know what on earth you are talking about. But how else would you describe these little glistening bubbles of various shades of blue? Reflecting light just like sapphires, with the same incredible depth of colour.
The moment I saw a dollop of blue scampi caviar staring back at me from the pages of Gourmet Traveller, I knew I had to get my hands on some. Those blue baubles of salty goodness were calling me like a bowerbird.