Caviar on Potato Galette with Soured Cream and Chives

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Shaun Hill's Cookery Book

By Shaun Hill

Published 1990

  • About

Caviar has associations of aged nobility and monocled generals eating in Edwardian surrounds served by butlers and maids.

Luxury it certainly is, but a genuine one worth paying for on a special occasion.

This recipe gives a simple and delicious way to eat caviar. Traditionally, sieved boiled egg, chopped onion and lemon were served. These functioned to mask inferior or out of condition caviar and it amuses me to see the triumph on the occasional diner’s face when he demands