Persian Caviar on an Appetizing Culinary Activity in Iran
CASPIAN SEA CAVIAR
Caviar is a high-energy food with pleasant taste and smell. The Caspian Sea is the habitat for this valuable fish stocks in the world! In the southern shores of the Caspian Sea and the rivers leading to this coast, more than 78 species and 48 subspecies from 17 caviar families have been identified. This lake's caviar has a global reputation and 90 percent of the world's caviar is extracted from this sea! Sturgeons are a rare aquatic species that are a few hundred million years old and date back to the Jurassic era, and hence sturgeons are called living fossils which survived along with phylogenetic evolution up to now. But the value of sturgeon is not for their meats but for their eggs known as caviar or the Black Pearl. Caviar is solely considered as the world's most luxurious breakfast. In countries where fish and caviar have important places in food habits, the depression is much less than other countries.
IRANIAN CAVIAR SPECIES
There is a variety of Iranian Caviar from Caspian sea or its rivers and also the fish farms around Iran.
The Caspian Sea is home to Beluga Caviar the most desirable caviar type on the planet that is very delicious and tempting. Iranian Beluga caviar is quite rare.
After Beluga, Ossetra Caviar ranks second in quality and price among Caspian sea Caviar.
Iranian Ossetra caviar comes from Northern Iran that is south of the Caspian sea.
Sevruga Caviar comes fourth in quality and price so it can be a cheaper start for you to taste Iranian Caviar.
Literally means Diamond in Persian, it is the most expensive Caviar on Planet.
IRAN STURGEON FARM
The are many Caviar farms for producing a variety of sturgeon caviar in Iran especially in Mazandaran and Gilan provinces beside the Caspian Sea. They are raising different breeds of sturgeon and not only one or two breeds in order to have the ability of produce different kind of caviar that is native to Caspian Sea. The source of water that is used ensures the amount of fresh water necessary to raise the sturgeon fishes healthy and produce good quality caviar and meat in the farm.
HOW TO OBTAIN IRANIAN CAVIAR TODAY
We know at least three ways that you can taste Persian Caviar.
TRAVEL TO IRAN AND TAKE A TOUR WITH UPPERSIA
If you have a chance to travel to Iran we will be happy to help you experience the activities such as meeting Caviar fishermen, visiting Persian Caviar workshop and Iranian Sturgeon farm and exploring Northern Iran, the Caspian sea and its Iranian island.
UPPERSIA CAN HELP YOU GET A SHIPMENT
If you get in touch we can help you get Persian Caviar from Iran.
BUY IN PERSON
Usually there are shops in main cities around the world that sell Iranian Caviar. If you are in Iran you can but it from some big shops or at the airports.
WHERE TO EAT CAVIAR IN IRAN
If you are in Iran You can join on of our Iran cooking tours and learn how to use Caviar in Persian cooking or you can enjoy it in one of the few restaurant that serve it in Iran.