When the topic of gourmet products around the world comes up, Caviar is always on the top of the list. There is a vast variety however, the authentic caviar derives from the sturgeon roe, a species that is in danger of extinction and mostly found in the Caspian Sea.
What types of caviar are there?
Beluga Caviar - Usually black or pale gray, with a soft and buttery flavor. It is the most expensive as there are very few Beluga sturgeons (less than 100 units) that are captured per year. This type of caviar can cost 35,000 euros per kilo.
Caviar Osetra - The roe of this type of caviar are medium. It is usually dark brown and sometimes even golden, and its flavor is soft, with a slight nutty smell and a fruity touch.
Caviar Sevruga - It has the same color as Beluga (black and gray). Its flavor is quite similar to Beluga, although it is a little saltier and with a more intense aroma and flavor.
Over the years the caviar production has continuously evolved and now was can taste other fish, such as salmon caviar and trout caviar. These caviars are widely used in current cuisine.
November 13, 2019
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