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What is Caviar?

What is Caviar?  Caviar is the salted roe, or eggs harvested from a large female fish, known as  sturgeons, traditionally the variety native to the Caspian and Black seas. There are several species of sturgeon giving rise to the different types of caviar but the most prized caviar comes from the beluga, Ossetia and sevruga.  

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What is Foie Gras?

Foie Gras   is a popular and well-known delicacy food, heritage of French cuisine. The duck or goose’s liver has been fattened by force-feeding. Foie Gras does look like a block of shiny butter which has a high content of fat. Its flavour, described as very  rich and buttery but delicate unlike an ordinary duck or goose liver. It is a perfect combination, sweet and salty with a very smooth texture that melts in your mouth. Recently, some foie gras producers in Spain and France have found ways to make foie gras without force-feeding the birds and the most well-known producer was Eduardo Sousa. He uses wild geese instead of normal geese as they have the natural ability to generate and store fat in their liver during the winter better.

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Champagne rhubarb cocktail

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Scrambled eggs with caviar and green asparagus

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Crab Caviar Neuvic

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French 75

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The main ingredients in Champagne

Champagne is made mainly from three grape varieties. -Chardonnay (a white variety) Chardonnay is light green in color and gracefully adapts to a divergent array of terroir. While France is the grape’s spiritual home, especially in the various Burgundy appellations, it also produces high quality wine in America, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Italy and numerous other countries.  

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