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Caviar made from the roe of a sturgeon (Acipenser stellatus) of the Caspian and Black Seas, having small grains and a gray color.

[Russian sevryuga, from Tatar söirök.]
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1. (Animals) a species of sturgeon, Acipenser stellatus, native to the Caspian Sea
2. (Cookery) caviar made from the roe of sevruga sturgeon
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Inspired by a modern twist on French cuisine, the menu has a selection of sturgeon caviar including Huso, Acipenser Baerii, Russian Oscietra and Sevruga. Signature dishes on the menu are the 24-karat Gold Almas caviar topped with 24-karat gold flakes, Tsar Alexei salmon flower with white sturgeon caviar vinaigrette, red carabinero tartare with salmon caviar and the locally-inspired dessert caviar aux datte.
Sevruga, Sterlet and Ossetra are all types of which delicacy?
Bodu Hithi will soon be serving up an all-organic menu, a special wellness menu to Spa guests, and even its own label of French Caviar, including three varieties: Oscietra Caviar, Beluga Caviar and Sevruga Caviar.
The term "Caviar" refers to unfertilized salt-cured eggs harvested exclusively from one of the twenty-five different species of sturgeon, most-commonly including White Sturgeon, Ossetra, Sevruga and Beluga.
It has the most extensive menu of caviar in the city including Beluga (hence the name), Ossetra, Sevruga and Sterlet, as well as Russian and international-style dishes.
Having stumped me with that question, my prankster mate Barney who is sipping coffee with me this bleak morning asks if I've heard the word 'sevruga'.
Some of the dishes highlighted during this celebration will be Snail Snaps - individually wrapped escargot poppers, Poached Aquagrill Oysters with Truffle Crab and Sevruga Caviar as well as Roasted Barramundi with Braised Short Ribs and Mascarpone Polenta.
The four main types of caviar are Beluga, Ster-let, Ossetra and Sevruga. The sterlet is the rarest form of caviar which was once reserved for Russian, Persian and Austrian royalty.
1 tsp beluga, osetra or sevruga caviar, or salmon roe
Unknown to them, in addition to three famous contenders (we didn't tell them the names, but they were Sevruga, Kaluga, and Karat) we had added a dark horse--our own Mote Marine Laboratory's caviar, from sturgeon raised right here in town.
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