Let Them Eat Caviar – Mail Online November 2023
Once the preserve of tsars, shahs and kings, now the masses are discovering its delights. TOM PARKER-BOWLES goes in search of the ‘black gold’ of the culinary world.
‘Caviar works very well on the back of your hand,’ says Laura King, the queen of King’s () and supplier of caviar to the likes of The Ritz, Fortnum & Mason and Selfridges. ‘However, you need to be very careful about the quality. And, if it’s really cheap, whether it’s even caviar at all.’ She then goes on to describe what to look for. ‘Beautifully formed eggs, which gently burst between the tongue and roof of the palette. Fresh and clean aroma. Certainly not fishy. And a taste of the sea. But creamy and nutty, too.’
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