KHAVYAR NOTES



What Is Amuse Bouche?

 

Simple.  It is an appetite stimulant, a French term that means a little bit of food.   An hors d'œuvre is an example.  They are not appetizers because they are not ordered, but are presented by the chef or host. A selection of fine quality caviar is a great way to treat your guests to memorable amuse-bouche.   Be creative in your pairing presentations – simple blinis are timeless - add deviled eggs, salmon, trout.  Don’t forget garnishes.  Not only are fish eggs full of nutrient dense super foods, but caviar is also an essential ingredient for extravagant eye pleasing presentations that exhilarate the atmosphere. Patrick Brown, CEO of KHAVYAR, is passionate about his commitment to exceptional caviar. “Caviar is confident,...

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Caviar for Father's Day - The Gift He Actually Wants

“He” already has all the neck ties that he likes & will wear; they were selected with suits he purchased.  “He” doesn’t want cologne.  “She” does. If you purchase anything for his “shop”, you’re the tool.  Get him booze & caviar.  The quick & easy way to determine how much caviar you’ll need is easy – 1oz or 30 grams for every 2 people.  Obviously, if you have enthusiasts, you’ll want to consider more & additional varieties. For the unassuming Father who might criticize how much you spent on a gift, we suggest something domestic.  These are great choices… $38 - Spoonbill American – Wild caught from Alabama, rich & creamy notes of Osetra $49 Hackleback – Wild caught Kentucky, rich...

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A Pound of Caviar & Fried Chicken

Sound crazy?  Yes.  But that didn’t stop Celebrity Chef David Chang from pulling out this magic trick at Momofuku Noodle Bar in July.  This sounds like the type of dinner party & presentation that's beyond your reach.  It’s not.  It may be the easiest event you’ve ever hosted.  What’s even better is the fact that it dresses up or down to your specific event – cocktail or tailgate – it’s impressive. The portions are typically 1 Whole Fried Chicken to 500g of Amia Calva.  Which is, of course, 1.1lbs of caviar. If you’ve have not fried a whole bird, Bon Appétit has this recipe to use as a guideline.  You can season the bird to taste.  Some of our favorite seasonings are...

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6 Food Delicacies as Rare as Caviar (Infographic)

Caviar is synonymous with luxury, but it’s far from being the only food that costs more per ounce than the average grocery item. These six delicacies are considered to be the most prized foods in the world, savored by the elite for their rarity and complex flavors.   Saffron Saffron threads are actually the stigmas of a particular variety of crocus— about 50,000 square feet of crocuses need to be harvested to yield 1 lb. of this delicate yet potent spice. Saffron is used internationally in many culinary traditions. $10-30 per gram   Almas Caviar While many varieties of true sturgeon caviar are available at a more affordable rate, the sought-after Almas caviar, sourced from 100-year-old albino sturgeons, is the...

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