July 18th – National Caviar Day

National Caviar Day

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Food Facts on Caviar

  • Today is time to honor this seafood delicacy.
  • Traditionally the word Caviar referred to fish roe that came only from wild sturgeon (Beluga, Osetra and Sevruga) from the Caspian and Black Sea.
  • The smooth tiny eggs are usually black, though caviar comes in many shades, including red, gold and grey.
  • Caviar can be fresh (non-pasturized) or pasteurized. Always look for fresh caviar to fully appreciate this seafood delicacy.
  • Blini is a Russian word for very thin pancakes. A Blini can be used to serve your caviar with a dollop of creme fraiche!
  • Overfishing has led to many restrictions in Caviar production. It is important to know your Fishmonger for the best Caviar available at the best prices.