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Caviar and Its Varieties Caviar is synonymous with the rich and famous. A very expensive delicacy a favorite appetizer by wealthy people caviar has earned its place in terms of status symbol. Ideas for Saint Valentine’s day's table A lot of Greeks see Saint Valentine’s day as a foreign custom, but what we love best is cooking for and eating with our loved ones; So naturally, enjoying a lovely dinner on February 14th is something I personally wouldn’t miss out on! 5 popular Greek delicatessen products Olive oil is the bedrock of Greek cuisine, and pride of place on the deli shelves are bottles of PDO Kalamata Organic Extra Virgin olive oil. Bottarga: the humble origins of a world delicacy One of the most vexing questions in culinary history is how humble ingredients make it to become some of the most sought out delicacies in the world. The history of Bottarga (botargo or avgotaraho in Greek) is one of these ingredients. How do different cultures eat Bottarga? Bottarga -the dried fish roe- developed in several places in the world simultaneously, in Northern Africa and Arab countries such as Egypt, Israel, and in Southern Europe such as Greece, Italy and Turkey. What’s special about Greek Bottarga? Bottarga (or botargo or avgotaraho in Greek) is one of Greece’s most treasured foods and a firm staple of the super healthy Greek diet. 5 things to know about Bottarga Bottarga is one of those unassuming little products which has grown to dizzy heights in the food world, much like certain mushrooms, caviar, saffron, truffles and goose liver. There are several factors responsible for this rise, and here are 5 of them!