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Alternatives to Illegal Beluga Caviar Beluga Caviar The challenge to find suitable alternatives to Beluga caviar has resulted in a delightful exploration of a range of surprisingly close caviar variations. Traditional Beluga caviar/HUSO HUSO (scientific name) is harvested from the roe of the Beluga Sturgeons that were mostly found in the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea basin.  Despite exaggerated spikes in the cost of this caviar, consistent demand that led to overfishing coupled with environmental changes resulted in a serious threat of extinction for the Beluga population.
Ever Wondered... What Does Caviar Taste Like?  what does caviar taste likeIf you ask ten or more people to describe the taste of caviar it is reasonable to expect a range of responses.  A little appreciated fact is that the caviar itself rather than the individual preference determines the true answer to the question what does caviar taste like.  For instance, a consummate caviar consumer will tell you that comparing the taste of high quality caviar such as the restricted Beluga (or its close variant, Golden Imperial Osetra), to a $10 caviar from a supermarket shelf is much like contrasting the meat in a fast food burger with a Wagyu steak or the pate of chicken liver with foie gras
Your Employees Are Tired of the Fruit and Nuts. Here are the Best Employee Gift Ideas  employee-gift-ideas Whether it’s for a birthday, the upcoming holidays or for a perfect project outcome, employee gift ideas are often elusive. Frankly, most employees expect the typical fruit and nut package or gift certificate. A savvy way to switch things up is with a few non-traditional holiday gift basket ideas. The gift basket ideas for employees is a unique and thoughtful way to let your staff know that they are appreciated.  It begins with evaluating your options for employee gift ideas and then checking out the range of holiday gift basket ideas that are available. 
Fish Roe Explained: Fish Roe vs Caviar  Fish Roe vs. CaviarThe frequent interplay on the words fish roe and caviar often overshadow the unique difference between them.  Thanks to the explosion of information available today, the mystique surrounding caviar has been gradually diminishing.  Also, as prohibitive costs for this cuisine moderate and the consumer base gradually expands, the fish roe vs caviar question naturally comes into focus. 
Recipes Using Caviar: 3 Easy Caviar Appetizers Recipes Using CaviarThe great thing about caviar is that you don’t need a lot to make a statement.  As our global community shrinks and the spectrum of interest in caviar broadens, more people are wanting to experience this luxury food. Presenting a tray of appetizers topped with this delicacy has the power make a mundane dining event a little more memorable.  As a result, people are getting more creative about using caviar in recipes.  So, go ahead and wow your guest at the next party or impromptu gathering of friends with these three easy appetizer recipes using caviar.
What is Kaluga Caviar kaluga caviarThe decadent flavor of Kaluga Caviar has made it one of the world’s most sought after gourmet foods. In fact, it so closely captures the unique essence of the Beluga Caviar that it represents a fierce competitor to this rare variety that is restricted to sell in the US. Often referred to as “River Beluga” the hybrid Kaluga Caviar is the sustainable answer to the endangered Beluga or European sturgeon population.  As such, consumption of Kaluga Caviar replicates, and for some, may even exceed the exquisite culinary experience of the illegal Beluga Caviar. 
A little known secret about American Caviar is that it has been more popular than perceived for a long time. Since the 19th century, the world’s caviar was produced in the United States, Europe, Black Sea and Caspian Sea.  In the meantime, overfishing, pollution and a ban on endangered Caspian Sturgeons have been gradually collapsing traditional Caviar sources Caspian Sea causing a resurgence in the demand for American Caviar and Farm Caviar. As a result, caviar producers in America are meeting the demand while simultaneously striving to develop more self-sustaining production systems for the best Domestic Caviar.
Caviar Etiquette As one of the world’s most exquisite delicacies, it is not surprising that preparation, serving and eating of caviar also comes with some specific guidelines.  For instance, it is considered boorish to overindulge in more than two small dollops of caviar that is being served at an elegant function as an appetizer.  So, if you have acquired the taste for this decadent fare, it may not be a bad idea to embrace the art and flare of caviar dining with a look at some well-worn caviar etiquette that can make the difference between simply eating caviar and having an elegant dining experience.
So What Exactly is Royal Imperial Caviar? Royal Imperial Caviar is a Bemka’s brand stand out among the varieties of eggs harvested from the Acipenser Dauricus and Acipenser Schrenckii species of the sturgeon fish. Our high selected Royal Imperial, with its succulent eggs, is light brown to golden in color, and has a firm texture with a creamy buttery finish. A relic of the past, these sturgeons have a lifespan of up to 65 years. Their potential to grow in great lengths and in some instances, range in weight from 80 to upwards of 350 pounds no doubt, contributes to the superior and robust taste which closely mimics the most expensive Caspian Caviar.