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How best to serve caviar

Of all delicacies, caviar is one of the most famous delicacies. It refers to salted and cleaned roe from different species of sturgeon. These are among others

  • Beluga
  • Sevruga or
  • Ossietra,

which come mainly from the Black Sea, the Caspian Sea or the Sea of ​​Azov.

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Depending on the preparation, the caviar is in Barrel caviarthat is heavily mixed with salt, and Malossolwhich is only mildly salted. There is also German caviar, which is obtained from the roe of the sea hare. The most expensive type of caviar is beluga caviar.

The delicacy is offered both fresh and in pasteurized form.

Serving instructions

In order to achieve optimal caviar enjoyment, it should be served correctly.


It is important to always enjoy the caviar well chilled, because if the temperatures are too high, its aroma will suffer. It is best to take the caviar can out of the refrigerator 30 minutes before consumption. Also, the can should be opened shortly before eatingbecause external factors such as heat, light and air can impair the quality of the product.

Once you have opened the can, you put it on a bowl that you first fill with crushed ice. Alternatively, the caviar can also be served in a special caviar bowl.

The right spoon

It is recommended not to eat the caviar with silver or metal spoons, as these have a negative effect on the taste. Instead, you can use spoons

  • plastic
  • Mother of pearl or
  • horn

to be used.

Suitable ingredients

The ingredients for caviar are especially suitable

Since these foods are very restrained in terms of taste, they can optimally complement caviar. Sometimes you also serve the caviar with

Matching drinks

The caviar pleasure is rounded off with the right drink. To do this, above all


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Recognize quality and store it correctly

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The quality of the caviar can be recognized by whether its surface is shiny and smooth, what is called clean mirror designated. However, if individual eggs stick to the can lid, it is a sign of poor quality.

When storing the delicacy, it should be borne in mind that fresh caviar can only be kept for a limited time. At temperatures below 4 degrees Celsius, it can be stored in the refrigerator in an unopened can for around four weeks.

Pasteurized caviar, on the other hand, can be kept for up to nine months under the same conditions. Under no circumstances should the delicacy be stored in the freezer, as this would affect the taste and consistency of the caviar.

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