The tuna from the Mediterranean sea has always been considered as great value food, both in Italy and abroad, for instance, in Japan Bluefin tuna is a real delicacy.
It is a rare fish-type, which is caught now only in limited quantities. The characteristics that distinguish it from other tuna varieties are to be found in the particular consistency of its meat, its unique flavor and its versatility and make it sought by chefs from all around the world.
To enhance the quality of this product and to preserve its taste, Macaluso even today cooks the tuna in water and sea salt, and follows a strict processing procedure, faithful to the ancient Sicilian tradition.
Tuna (thunnus Thynnus), olive oil, salt