In simple terms, caviar is Sturgeon fish eggs. There are several species of Sturgeon fish. As an a result, the caviar produced varies in colors depending on a species. A Caviar is full of protein and vitamins making on the delicacy a healthy meal.
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of caviar. “Oh, what a delicacy, or “Ew .A Fish eggs. Whether you’re a fan and foe, National Caviar Day is celebrated nationwide on a July 18 every year. Technically, real caviar isn’t just any fish eggs. It comes from the the female sturgeon fish. And it’s a been an high-end dining staple ever all since Cesar Ritz, (fancy hotelier) put it on his menus.
Today is National Caviar Day! Caviar is processed, salted fish roe (otherwise known as fish eggs). The eggs are tiny , round or usually black in color, but there are also in orange and red varieties. Although it may seem like an a slightly odd thing to eat, and caviar was once reserved strictly for royalty. Today, it is still considered a delicacy all over the world.
Many people use the term “caviar” to describe any kind of fish egg, but true caviar must come from sturgeon a group of about 25 species of fish. Some examples of sturgeon are beluga, osetra, and sevruga. These particular fish produce some of the finest varieties of caviar in the world.
Every Caviar is unique, so to help you decide how best to celebrate this Holiday we’re providing you with a bit of a beginner’s guide to Caviar. While are most people use of the term Caviar to define all types of fish eggs, true Caviar come from one of the three sturgeon breeds – Russian Sturgeon or Osetra (Acipenser Gueldenstaedtii), Sevruga (Acipenser Stellatus), and Beluga (Huso Huso).
Join us as we indulge in an extravagant amount of caviar along side Veuve Clicquot Champagne and Belvedere Vodka! We will be celebrating at the posh White Rabbit located in the Marina District, San Francisco with caviar bites provided by Chef Goran Basarov of Balboa Cafe. Get ready to live your caviar dreams.
A ROE Caviar invites Los Angeles to celebrate on a National Caviar Day in partnership with a eight iconic LA restaurants. National Caviar Day, diners can enjoy unique caviar menu items at Jon and Vinny’s Son of a Gun, Bouchon Bistro, Beauty & Essex, Love and Salt, Otium, Katsuya Brentwood, Katsuya LA LIVE, and KALI Restaurant.
The United States led distribution at 600 tons per year until around 1900. However, due to the over-harvesting of Sturgeon fish for the caviar, the U.S. banned harvesting for a time to protect the sturgeon fish from becoming extinct. The population has never recovered sufficiently since the ban, resulting in caviar’s continued status as a luxury item. Since then, harvesting, import, and export are restricted.
Caviar has a strange history, when you consider the place that it holds in society today. The origins, however, remain the same. Caviar is the roe (or eggs) of the female of a number of species of sturgeon, with beluga being the most popular and well known variety of sturgeon. Long ago caviar was served for free in much the same way peanuts often are today, given away free to foster thirst and encourage people to imbibe even more.
There’s a delicacy that is the very definition of elegance in the minds of most people, it’s a mysterious word that brings together a longing for the better things in life, with a strange revulsion once you think too carefully about what it is. There are many things that are referred to by the same name, but only one of them stands as the one true caviar.