Persian Caviar

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Frequently Asked Questions

Caviar should be served cold. Caviar can be served straight from the can or on top of a traditional blini with crème fraîche. Caviar is also often used as a garnish on other dishes. Regardless of how it is presented, caviar must be handled with care, using mother-of-pearl spoons (also available from Persian Caviar), as this neutral material does not adversely affect the caviar’s taste.

When you order online from Persian Caviar, your caviar will be sealed and already prepared for you to enjoy – just serve it immediately with one of our other products (blini, king crab, duck liver) to ensure a delicious experience . For best results, maintain the temperature by placing the can in crushed or shaved ice.

When deciding which drinks to serve with caviar, it is important not to overpower the pronounced flavor profile. For this reason we combine our caviar with our own gold leaf vodka, champagne or dry white wines such as Chardonnay. But if you keep developing your taste for caviar, don’t be afraid to branch out and experiment – you can come across a great cocktail or wine pairing.

Unopened cans of caviar should be stored in the coldest part of your refrigerator (usually a drawer reserved for vegetables). However, make sure that the caviar does not freeze, so as not to disturb the delicate texture. The ideal temperature for storing caviar is between +4 and +1 degrees Celsius.

On average, your can of caviar can be kept between two and three months. Caviar should be removed from the refrigerator ten to fifteen minutes before serving. Once opened, leftover caviar can be stored in an airtight container and stored in the coldest part of your refrigerator for up to two days.

We recommend ordering no less than 50 grams per two people you want to serve. Each serving should be at least a heaped teaspoon, whether served on blini or crackers, or enjoyed straight from a can. This ensures that the caviar’s full flavor profile can be experienced with every bite.

Caviar is appreciated for its nuanced and subtle flavors. Each variety tastes slightly different, but the most commonly used words to describe the taste of caviar are nutty, rich, salty, slightly spicy, and creamy. The best way to discover the taste of caviar is to taste different varieties yourself, this is how you discover your favorite.

Caviar is a good source of protein, iron and vitamins D and B12. Caviar has an average of 40 calories per tablespoon, with 3 grams of fat, 1 gram of carbohydrates and 4 grams of protein. Caviar also has 94 mg of cholesterol and 240 mg of sodium per tablespoon.

Within the Netherlands it can take 1-2 working days for your order to arrive, outside the Netherlands 3-5 working days. At Persian Caviar, we pride ourselves on our quality not only in our products but also in every aspect of our business, including delivery so we do our best to get it to you as soon as possible!