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Caviar: From the sturgeon that make the golden eggs

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Caviar: From the sturgeon that make the golden eggs

Which came first — the sturgeon or the egg? Probably the sturgeon. The legendary fish dates back to prehistoric times, but the precious roe harvested from this “living fossil” is a decidedly contemporary delicacy.

Although the roe of any fish can be given the same treatment and preparation, true caviar is the salt-cured roe (eggs) of the sturgeon.



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