Celebrate National Caviar Day With These Recipes By Chef Gautam Mehrishi

Suruchi Patwary , 17 Jul 2020
Chef Gautam Mehrishi & Caviar Toast With Herrings
Chef Gautam Mehrishi & Caviar Toast With Herrings

When I hear the word ‘Caviar’, my mind instantly thinks ‘expensive’. And honestly, that’s pretty much all I know about it. Never got to taste it and try it out for me but after checking out a few recipes, I am craving to try my hands on it. Celebrity Executive Chef Gautam Mehrishi of Renaissance Mumbai shared how he incorporates caviar into some of his signature dishes and if you want to bring out your inner chef this National Caviar Day, then scroll down to check out how!

1. Smoked Caviar With Olorosso Sabayon

What You’ll Need

50g Caviar

3 Egg Yolks

50ml Olorosso Sherry

100gms Sugar

110g Glucose

30g Butter

Ice, As Needed

Cherry Wood Chips For Smoking

Smoked Salt

Smoked Caviar With Olorosso Sabayon
Smoked Caviar With Olorosso Sabayon

Here’s How You Can Put It All Together

Step 1: In a medium-sized bowl, mix the egg yolks, Olorosso, sugar, glucose and butter.

Step 2: On a double boiler, bring the mixture to 90°C, stirring constantly with a spatula to obtain a cooked sabayon.

Step 3: Pass this through a sieve and place it in the freezer.

Step 4: Put the caviar in a small bowl and place the bowl into another container filled with crushed ice.

Step 5: Infuse with cherry wood chips with the help of a smoking gun.

Step 6: To plate, scoop out the smoked caviar, smooth out the frozen sabayon and sprinkle with smoked salt. Enjoy!

2. Caviar Toast With Herring

What You’ll Need

2 Herring Fillets, Canned In Brine

30g of High-Grade Farmed Caviar

1 Lemon, Grated Zest and Juice

1 Tsp Sea Salt

200g Mascarpone

5gms Chopped Dill

1/2 Loaf Pumpernickel

1 Tbsp Flat Parsley Leaves


White Pepper

2 Tbsp EVO

Caviar Toast With Herrings
Caviar Toast With Herrings

Here’s How You Can Put It All Together

Step 1: Toast the pumpernickel bread, sprinkled with sea salt, EVO, and chopped parsley.

Step 2: Cool and spread the mascarpone mixed with chopped dill, lemon juice, zest, and sea salt.

Step 3: Spread the cheese on the toast and place the caviar and sliced herring as half-and-half.

Step 4: Garnish with some parsley and enjoy!

Which recipe will you be trying tomorrow? Let us know in the comments below!

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