Oysters and Caviar
For the holiday season we’re serving a most thrilling luxury, the world’s most sublime delicacy – the roe of a mature sturgeon!
It’s a connoisseur’s dream – a fresh shucked oyster topped with crème fraîche and a generous dollop of royal ossetra caviar.
Elegant jewel-like eggs with that fabulous, famous burst of the sea sit atop a crisp, firm-textured bivalve with a sweet aftertaste that sparkles with salinity. Crème fraîche adds a nuanced enhancement to the roe with its creamy tang. Pulling out all the stops, this opulence-in-a-shell is paired with Champagne to complement the caviar’s briny zest.
Exquisitely rich, gloriously complex, utterly delectable. Happy Holidays, my friends!
Oysters and Caviar
Petrossian Paris describes their Ossetra caviar as perhaps the most prized, with a nutty flavor and firm, juicy grains ranging in color from a light to warm rich brown.
Shuck fresh cold oysters. Place a small amount of crème fraîche on the fresh shucked oyster. Top with a (generous) dollop of caviar. Use mother-of-pearl, animal horn, or a wood spoon. Caviar should not be served with a metal spoon, because metal may affect the flavor. Optionally garnish with a tiny bit of snipped chives, celery leaf, or fennel frond.
Pour the bubbly. Enjoy immediately.
Happy Holiday Entertaining!
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