Il salmone è davvero rosa? – Is salmon really pink?

– – – – – – – – – In italiano

Il salmone in realtà è un pesce bianco. La sua carne si colora di rosa, fino ad arrivare a un rosa scuro intenso, in base a quanto krill mangia e quindi a quanta astaxantina assorbe con la sua dieta.

Questa sostanza ha una particolarità importantissima per i cuochi e gli amanti dei fornelli; il pigmento rosa non scolorisce con il calore.

– – – – – – – – – English version

Salmon is in fact a white fish. Its flesh varies from light pink to a deep, rich pink depending to the amount of krill it eats, which affects the amount of astaxanthin it absorbs as part of its diet.

This chemical has one very important feature for cooks and aspiring chefs: the pink pigment doesn’t discolour with heat.

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