red; caviar; Chardonnay; Champagne Archive

standard

Red Caviar

10.01.2014 Posted in Food No Comments

Everyone knows about Black caviar but not many know about the Red version . Red caviar can come from different kinds of fish : –       the most popular is from pink salmon; it has a  light orange colour; –       followed by a much Redder trout caviar ; –       in the higher price range you have caviar of keta and red salmon – both  have a pronounced Red color. Red caviar has its advantages It is cheaper than the sturgeon varieties; Still the prices can be as high as 5000€ per kilo, unless you go to Russia where the prices for  caviar remain much more affordable; It has a lot of protein; It contains many vitamins; Because of  all its qualities, it is prescribed to sportsmen, pregnant women and weak children. How to serve caviar? The most traditional way is to serve it – as an appetizer –       In a small vase; –       Directly on  blini or on  toast; –       Or simply spoon the caviar onto a piece of white bread  and enjoy the taste of it; It is good to add a bit of unsalted butter, which tempers the salty flavor; And of course if you are lucky enough to have high quality caviar, just it eat it plain with a spoon. Otherwise, the bread will spoil the taste of the caviar. What to drink it with? At home we usually pair caviar with a glass of white wine; Chardonnay is probably the best because of its impressive range of […]