5 Popular Types of Caviar

5 Popular Types of Caviar

Wondering how to make your next event the talk of the town? 

How about trying something different, fun, and certainly something they'll never forget? 

A luxuriously tasteful experience - Caviar. With its elite status among connoisseurs, caviar has been the highlight of parties for centuries. 

Like a kiss from the sea, it creates a pop of creamy, briny, buttery heaven with every bite that lets them indulge and makes you the hero party host.

Served slightly chilled, caviars make excellent appetizers toppled on a french baguette, blini, or toast points. The little pearls burst like an explosion of fresh rich flavors, satisfying their craving for something unique. 

Now, with so many different types of caviar available, it can be a bit challenging to decide which one is the best for your party. To simplify the quest, we have created a top five list based on popularity from our customer's preferences. 

1. Osetra Caviar

Let’s start with the elegant, delicious, and incomparable osetra caviar. It is one of the three prime sturgeon species found in the Caspian sea and mainly from Gueldenstaedtii. It stands firm as one of the best caviar harvested traditionally by experts. The most exciting fact about this species is its existence from the prehistoric era. This also explains its prized value among caviar connoisseurs. This species of sturgeon takes around 12-15 years to attain maturity. The color ranges from rich black with a pearly shine to remarkable golden browns, about 3mm in size. Let’s take a look at the finest varieties of Osetra Caviar. 

  • Persian Osetra is incredible caviar with exquisite quality and full flavor, originally from the Caspian sea. Pearls are intense golden brown in color and have a nutty and a luscious mild buttery texture. The caviar is large in size and is appreciated on a baguette.
  • Osetra Karat Black Caviar is sourced from Israel and sustainably farmed. Its distinctive dense, black pearls have a creamy, rich buttery flavor. Its robust nutty taste mixes well with crème Fraiche on blini. The firm medium to large-size beads is a perfect luxurious appetizer.
  • Russian Osetra Karat Gold Caviar is a special type of caviar. The texture is smooth and buttery, with a light salting that makes it perfect for enjoying on bread or over most and seafood dish. 

Osetra caviar is the perfect gourmet to sway guests as an added touch of luxury to a dinner  party or an extravagant gathering. 

2. Sevruga Caviar

 Next, we have the prestigious among the most highly valued caviars, Sevruga Caviar from Acpenser stellatus. The taste of Sevruga caviar is a pleasure to behold. Sevruga is a true delicacy with a pronounced yet smooth flavor. Sevruga has a larger pearl size than its common counterpart, Osetra. The striking slate grey color is one of its splendid features. The delightful Sevruga caviar is carefully hand-picked from the roe of wild sturgeon. The finest selection of caviar at an affordable price complements every sip of red wine. Savor the decadent flavor and crunchy texture of this exemplary cold delicacy with the buttered brown bread, toast, blinis, etc.

3. Kaluga Hybrid

The silky smooth Kaluga pearl is sourced from the world's largest freshwater sturgeon Kaluga- Acipenser dauricus and schrenckii. The pearls range from dark brown to dark grey in color, with a glossy and crisp finish. The Kaluga caviar is slightly fruity and nutty, with a briny and full-flavored aftertaste that leaves you craving more. This budget-friendly caviar is large, approximately 2.8mm to 3.0 mm. Kaluga caviar makes an excellent substitute for Beluga due to its related genus. Being similar in taste, it gives fierce competition to Beluga caviar.

Also, it makes a great gift item to enjoy with your toast points, crepes, or blinis over some crème Fraiche for a truly unforgettable gourmet experience.

4. Beluga Hybrid

Run into the resplendently rich taste of Beluga caviar from nature's superior sturgeon. Beluga hybrid caviar is the seemly fusion of Huso huso and Acipenser baenii, an opulent result of aquafarm specialists. Indulge in the exquisite nutty flavor with the harmonious explosion of silky pearls in your mouth and melting like smooth cream down your throat. The brownish-grey color of this caviar is a sight of loveliness. The Beluga pearls are medium in size with a silky smooth texture. 

Whether you romance it over an intimate candlelight dinner tonight or serve it at your next big celebration, it's an experience to be shared!

5. White Sturgeon Caviar

White Sturgeon caviar is a great substitute for the world-renowned Russian Osetra or Siberian Sturgeon- Transmontanus. It is also notable for being nutritionally rich. It offers a myriad of health benefits as full of vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats and helps boost the immune system. Its placid taste and buttery flavor are admired by the savant who appreciates mild flavors. It has striking dark grey to brown hues and large in size pearls. Due to its rich and smooth taste, it is often served as a distinct appetizer. White Sturgeon caviar is suitable for a high-end event to please the tastebuds of your guests. 

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