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Sturgeon (Osetra).Sturgeon is one of the oldest freshwater fish on Earth.Experts believe that sturgeons were found in rivers when dinosaurs still roamed the planet. This is proved by the Cretaceous deposits in the excavations, which have preserved the fossilized remains of fish, although on the other hand it is incredible - because sturgeons do not have bones, their skeleton consists of cartilages. Sturgeon - the main representative of the family of sturgeon - differs elongated structure of the body, its head is also elongated, pointed to the mouth, jaws without teeth. At the mouth of the sturgeon there are four...

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We are what we eat!   For darn long time in the history of mankind (at least 150 000 years) we, humans had no Direct TV, Google chrome and 12.000 $ Wolf refrigerators. Some of us don't have them even today but let's not loose the topic. How, oh how did we survive?  Imagine: 20-25 people (yes, homo sapiens) crammed in a one bedroom cave, circling around a fire hole and a pile of today's catch... Wild salmon (farm raised was yet unavailable due to temporary "no Whole Foods" policy) and wild steel-head not yet endangered by industrial fishing. They ate most of the catch....

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"There is more simplicity in the man who eats caviar on impulse than in the man who eats Grape-nuts on principle."    G.K. Chesterton     How do you buy it though?.. Shopping for caviar can be intimidating. Here are six tips to make sure that you get your money's worth.   #1: MORE EXPENSIVE ≠ BETTER Ok, let's face it: even the most inexpensive sturgeon caviar is still going to be expensive. You should expect to spend at least $50 to $75 for 30 grams (1 ounce)—enough caviar to make a few good bites for two people. But the prices can get...

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We are told, that our ancestors survived by living a hunter-fisherman-gatherer lifestyle. They were omnivores with a diet consisting of fresh and cured game, fish, berries, fruits, vegetables, seeds, wild honey and multiple nuts and seeds.  Then about 11,500 years ago people from remote parts of the world (Middle East, Egypt, China and Mexico) all of a sudden abandoned their foraging ways and began cultivating crops and domesticating animals.  An astonishing change for species who had survived, ostensibly, through hunting and gathering for thousands of years.  Why did hey do so? How and from where did they obtain agricultural techniques?...

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Ossetra (also Oscietra, Osetra, or Asetra) caviar is one of the most prized and expensive types of caviar.     It is obtained from Ossetra sturgeon which weighs 50-400 pounds and can live up to 50 years.     Ossetra caviar varies in color from deep brown to gold. Lighter varieties are more sought after, as they have the richest flavor and come from the oldest of sturgeon. Golden Ossetra is a rare form of Ossetra caviar, and is golden-yellow in color with a very rich flavor.[2]     The word Ossetra is the transcription of the Russian word "осётр" ("осeтр"), which translates into English as...

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