In the vast waters of the Caspian, Black, and Azov seas, the majestic Beluga sturgeon, scientifically known as Huso huso, once thrived. Its pale flanks and substantial size marked it as the largest among sturgeon species and one of the largest bony fish globally. Unlike its relatives that scavenge, Beluga sturgeons are predators, preying on other fish for sustenance. They mature slowly, taking nearly two decades to reach reproductive age, and they spawn only every few years under optimal conditions. These ancient giants, capable of surpassing 20 feet in length and weighing up to 3,000 pounds, have faced endangerment due to habitat loss and intense overfishing for their prized caviar. By the mid-2000s, wild Beluga populations had plummeted by over 90%, leading to stringent international regulations on live specimens and their products.... Read MoreSturgeon Aquafarms: A Commitment to Beluga Sturgeon Preservation
Marky’s Caviar and HŪSO, the UES gourmet retailer and adjoining restaurant run by two-time Top Chef winner Buddha Lo, will take the L’Angolo space on Greenwich and Duane, with an anticipated opening date of December for the retail and early 2024 for the restaurant.
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Girl dinner doesn’t have to be basic. And if you know someone who indulges in girl dinner on a regular basis, this gift guide will help them make the most of doing the least, deliciously of course. Whether it’s specialty tinned fish, internationally sourced snacks, gourmet pasta or dishware that make girl dinner feel gourmet, these girl dinner gifts from around the world elevate the humble meal to a truly gift-worthy occasion.... Read MoreHoliday Gift Guide 2023: The Best ‘Girl Dinner’ Gifts
As the holidays approach, we all start sorting out what to cook and serve (and bring to our neighbors when they invite us over for a holiday tipple). Here are some of my favorite ingredients for tweaking classic, and innovative, recipes. I have also included some choice wines and cocktails to enjoy with the meal or while cooking.... Read MoreHoliday Gift Guide 2023: Key, Festive Ingredients For Hosts
Are you living with food allergies, or providing care for someone who is? Understanding the science behind a food allergy reaction can help you manage it better. Not only that, but knowing more about how food allergies work will also give you greater confidence in navigating your diet and lifestyle. In this blog post, we'll explore the different scenarios of potential reactions to allergens, as well as tips on managing them safely and effectively. Whether you're looking to empower yourself for better allergen management or just want to understand more about how food allergies work - stick around!... Read MoreThe Science of Food Allergies: Understanding Reactions and Managing Diets
If you adore the crunchy, golden-brown goodness of perfectly fried foods, you've come to the right place. Whether it's classic potato fries or delectable tempura veggies, achieving maximum crispiness can be daunting and intimidating if you don't have a good understanding of technique and quality ingredients. Fear not—we're here to share our secrets with you! In this blog post, we'll explore tips on how to fry objects to perfection every time as well as several yummy recipes for adventurous cooks looking to experiment in the kitchen. From imparting essential knowledge about oil temperature fluctuations to giving ideas for great food pairings, come join us in discovering all of the wonders that culinary frying has to offer.... Read MoreThe Secrets of Perfectly Crispy Fried Foods: Techniques and Recipes