There are more than 25 species in the sturgeon family.
Caviar is a perfect aphrodisiac. In the court of the Tsar it was prescribed by the doctor against impotence.
The most expensive caviar of the World (‘almas’ meaning ‘diamond’ in Persian), which is made from.
Caviar is a delicacy consisting of salt-cured Sturgeon eggs.
After extracting the caviar we can use the flesh of the fish.the roe of the albino Sturgeon.
Caviar must not be deep-frozen, because the eggs will become mashy, pulpy and lose their texture.
Since 2005 wild sturgeon has been on the list of endangered species because of its overfishing.
A salve, it can decrease the symptoms of depression due to its high level of Omega-3 fatty acids..
Sturgeon is the biggest freshwater fish of the world, its weight can exceed 100 kilograms.
According to some legends, the famous Nessie can be a giant Sturgeon.
It is a word of Russian origin, meaning ‘lightly salted’.
A Beluga Sturgeon needs at least 12 years to reach maturity.
The older the sturgeon, the bigger its eggs.
Caviar can only be the roe of Sturgeons, so salmon caviar is not a caviar – it is officially salmon roe.
Caviar can only be served or eaten with a spoon made of bones, glass or wood. From metal spoons some metal can be dissolved into the caviar, which spoils its taste.
Caviar should be stored at around 2°Celsius. Before consumption it is advisable to keep it at room temperature for a couple of minutes in order to get more intensive flavours.
The best way to taste caviar is to put a little on the back of our hands.
One of the most ancient delicacies. Caviar has been known and enjoxed for longer than raw oysters, Champagne or truffles.
Caviar is like good wine. From the taste of the roe you can tell the species of the sturgeon, the environment of the breeding/farming and the quality of the water.