Caviar and The Caspian Sea

Caviar and The Caspian Sea

The Caspian Sea is the largest inland body of water in the world, and the largest salt-water lake on Earth. Since it has no outflows (no rivers run out of it), it is not technically a "sea." To this d …
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How long does caviar last?

How long does caviar last?

Caviar does not keep its quality for as long as other specialty products, and requires specialized treatment to increase its relatively short shelf-life. The amount of time before spoilage depends on …
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How to serve and eat caviar like a pro

How to serve and eat caviar like a pro

Once processed fish eggs are ready for eating, they can be used in many different ways. Despite the expanding usage of caviar and fish roe in the culinary world, the same handling and serving methods …
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Why is caviar so expensive?

Why is caviar so expensive?

Caviar is indeed one of the most expensive delicacies in the world. Even though some types of caviar and salted fish roe are far more affordable than others, most consumers don't realize why their …
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How is the quality of caviar graded?

How is the quality of caviar graded?

Every collection of eggs from an individual fish is unique. The value and quality of the harvested eggs are scored during production by a caviar expert, who judges the product according to grading …
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What's the best way to package and ship caviar?

What's the best way to package and ship caviar?

Caviar is a perishable, temperature sensitive product that commonly ships in breakable glass or dentable metal containers. So how can you be sure the caviar you order won't arrive damaged, contaminate …
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What is caviar?

What is caviar?

Caviar is one of the most luxurious delicacies in the world. The many varieties of salted fish roes are being used more regularly and creatively today than ever before, with many chefs and connoiss …
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Iranian Caviar is eyeing a comeback in the U.S.

Iranian Caviar is eyeing a comeback in the U.S.

"Nasser Meshkin Azarian took a careful nibble, letting the salty, grainy texture roll across his tongue. He smiled and washed it down with a sip of cool water.“I give it an 82 or 83” out of 100, Azari …
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Caviar Fact Check: Caviar Fun Facts

Caviar Fact Check: Caviar Fun Facts

Our next piece on the Caviar Star Fact Check series focuses on an article titled "Caviar Fun Facts." Even though this is meant for fun, it's still based upon "facts" and we are here to provide caviar …
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What is Malossol?

What is Malossol?

Today, most caviar and fish roe (regardless of quality) are cured to the model of the malossol process. This processing model is the highest quality method of preserving caviar and fish roe. So&nbs …
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Caviar Fact Check: Things to know about caviar

Caviar Fact Check: Things to know about caviar

Let's get straight to it. There are many articles on the internet regarding the news, history and "facts" of the gourmet food world. Many are well researched and provide factual information, but ot …
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Caviar: Nutrition and the Immune System

Caviar: Nutrition and the Immune System

Black and Red Caviar Nutrition Facts Serv Size: 1 oz (28g) Amount Per Serving: Calories 71, Fat Cal. 45, Total Fat 5g (8%DV), Sat. Fat 1g (6%DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 165mg (55%DV), Sodium 420m …
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Sustainable North Carolina Caviar

Sustainable North Carolina Caviar

About the only thing the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Black Sea have in common is the reference to color in their names. Yet, in Caldwell County NC, you’ll find an anonymous, tucked-away farm that p …
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