Red caviar - Queen feasts, bright ray of happiness among everyday dishes ... what do we know about her? Quite a lot of the facts, and among them there are very interesting.
Fact number one: it threw a par with tripe
More hundred years ago, some people of Kamchatka, Sakhalin and the Kuril archipelago thrown caviar with fish entrails, because the port it rapidly leads to poisoning. Salted it began only in the late XIX century.
Fact number 2: blow to identify as
The quality of caviar can be determined in a simple manner: on a flat, dry plate to put a few eggs, and then blow on them. If the eggs are stuck to the plate - Eggs bad, and if cheerfully rumblings - good.
Fact number 3: food for many years, and a strong memory
Scientists say that the people at least once a week who use caviar, have good mental ability, even in very old age, and they live on average 10.7 years longer.
Fact number 4: protein not like meat
Red caviar on 30% consists of high-quality protein, which is easily absorbed by the body, which is why it is recommended to use weak and tyazheloboleyuschim people. Caviar quickly restores strength and helps to gain weight.
Fact number 5: dried salt is not smart enough to
Red caviar was one of the cheapest food of the Far Eastern fishermen. They prepared it immediately after extraction and dried (vyalili) in reserve.
Fact number 6: red caviar in Chaliapin
Feodor Chaliapin loved eggs and considered it necessary to use it almost every day. He ate it with great pleasure, simply imposing a spoon on a sandwich of white bread with butter, and drank in the Coy *. From the standpoint of modern physicians such food does not improve, and the port health, excessively burdening the liver and pancreas.
Fact number seven: high-calorie, but a dietary meal
Interestingly, red caviar refers to dietary dishes, because it contains a lot of nutrients, but contains 250 kkalory 100 grams. It's simple: in an amount caviar nobody eats. And from one tablespoon of caviar would not harm, only benefit.
Fact number eight: and yet they are!
It is regrettable, but the modern red caviar sold in our regular stores, more delicious than helpful. The thing is that it is prepared to excessive use of salt, and preservatives are added, so as not to spoil for a long time.
Fact number 9: roe caviar strife
Speaking of "red caviar", many people think that it is a single product. In fact, there is caviar:
- Chum (has the largest eggs - up to 9 mm, yellow-orange);
- Pink salmon (size 3-5 mm eggs, dark-orange color);
- Sockeye (3-4 mm in size, has a very rich red color, bitter);
- Coho salmon (size 3-4 mm, red);
- Chinook salmon (size 2-3 mm, red, spicy);
- Sims (size 2-3 mm, dark red, tasty).
Fact number 10: eat caviar spoons!
The red caviar is almost everything necessary for a person of substance. If you only eat caviar, then it would be enough to eat it in an amount equal to just 200 grams per week.
Fact number 11: the famous aphrodisiac
Red caviar - food newlyweds. It increases the level of serotonin in the blood (the hormone of joy), nourishes the body polyunsaturated fatty acids, increases the potency and contributes to the favorable early pregnancy.
Fact number 12: the place of catch is important
The most delicate flavor is red caviar, produced in Sakhalin. Experts attribute this to the fact that the catch directly to the salty sea, so the eggs do not have time to become coarsened.
Fact number 13: red caviar GOST
If red caviar is salted for 4 hours fishing on the spot of fishing and has no more than 5% of the salt, then it is assigned a grade of 1. By the way, the highest grade of caviar does not exist.
Fact number 14: the same Olivier
The first salad made Lucien Olivier, among other components containing meat grouse and red caviar.
Fact number 15: khan food
In 1240 Batu Khan chroniclers recorded that the table Khan served red caviar, which he really likes. As the eggs were cooked, they have not specified.
Fact number 16: impartial statistics
On the world market each year sold about one million tons of red caviar. It turns out that each the average inhabitant of the planet from newborns to elders deeper each year eats 200 grams of this delicacy.
Fact number 17: who has ever tried
Of the 10 persons first tried caviar, one she did not like it at all, will buy 6 on holidays, and 3 - at every opportunity.
Fact number 18: small but precious
Red caviar so tasty, the smaller its size, and color saturation. However, this is not for everybody.
Fact number 19: Secrets package
Not to be mistaken in choosing a jar of red caviar, pay attention to the numbers embossed on the cover. They must be knocked out, not dented. The date of manufacture shall be July or August - spawning salmon. If the dates are others, or was previously frozen eggs or perefasovana - both in that and in other case it will be low quality.
Fact number 20: about cholesterol
Red caviar - record the content of cholesterol - 300 mg per 100 grams, but it also contains lecithin and polyunsaturated fatty acids, cholesterol therefore obtained a "useful".