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Caviar 101


CAVIAR 101


What type of caviar do I order from Oystersandcaviar.ca?

The denomination caviar is reserved for sturgeon eggs, you will find Caviars from different sturgeon species.


How many types of sturgeon?

It is important to know the different species well. Their common names and their Latin names must be affixed to each caviar you buy. In order of fame we find nc: The Beluga - nl: Huso Huso nc: L'osciétra nl: Acipenser gueldenstaedtii nc: The Siberian Acipenser baerii nc: Lake sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus nc: Shortnose sturgeon nl: Acipenser brevirostrum nc : White sturgeon nl: Acipenser transmontanus.


CONSERVATION

How long can I keep my caviar?

All our caviars are sold with a best before date. You can keep them in the coldest part of your refrigerator, but you should eat them quickly.

Can I put the caviar I haven't finished in the refrigerator?

Yes, but it should be consumed within the next 24 hours.

Are there the same species of sturgeon as Antonius in Canada?

No, the sturgeon Accipenser Baeri (Siberian) and Acipenser gueldenstaedtii (Osciétra) are not wild or farmed on Canadian territory.


SERVICES

How much caviar do I need?

Plain cocktails: 30 gr serves 1-2 people 

50 gr serves 2-4 people 

125g serves 4-8 people


In Approval of dishes: 

30gr serves 2-4 people 

50 gr 4-8 

125gr serves 8-12 people.


How to taste caviar for the first time?

A la Royale: Nature on the palm of your hand between your thumb and forefinger. Also served with blinis and crème fraîche.


Do I really need the mother of a spoon?

We highly recommend it because metal will oxidize the caviar.



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