Offers and Christmas News

10% OFF OUR AWARD WINNING SIBIRSKYE AND HAMPERS Siberian sturgeon are rather the mainstay of the caviar industry – they produce very good caviar in a relatively short time – only 7 or 8 years! We call ours Sibirskye and its dark eggs deliver a lovely front-of-mouth flavour. If you are yet to try it, now is a good opportunity … Continue reading

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Launch of Special Reserve Beluga

SPECIAL RESERVE BELUGA LAUNCH OFFER – 10% OFF It is quite a while since we listed a pure Beluga (Huso Huso) caviar and I have often written about the difficulty of finding really good Beluga (Huso Huso) caviar at a sensible price. This autumn, we have managed to source some really excellent Beluga (Huso Huso) and we have secured a … Continue reading

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AUGUST CAVIAR TASTING – IRANIAN CAVIAR

Our main sample this month was a Sevruga caviar all the way from Iran. It was good but not great. The small grey eggs certainly looked the part and it was soft but the taste was not overwhelming. We felt that it was not as good as the Italian Sevruga caviar that we normally stock over the Christmas period and … Continue reading

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July Caviar Tasting No3

Last, but not least, this month on the tasting front was a Beluga caviar from Bulgaria. It was a pure Beluga caviar – from a Huso Huso sturgeon. I have written before about the difficulty of getting a good enough Beluga (Huso Huso) caviar at a sensible price. It is not commonly farmed as it takes about 18 years to … Continue reading

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IS THE PRICE OF BELUGA WORTH PAYING?

Firstly, lets consider why Beluga Caviar is so expensive. The reason is two fold: it is perceived to be the best caviar and it takes a very long time for Beluga sturgeon to mature. Is it the best? I guess that really comes down to personal preference, but the appearance and taste of really good Beluga is hard to beat … Continue reading

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