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"Kaviar" Has Anyone Tried It?

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sylvesterrussell Oct 5, 2001 12:54 AM

From the ad in the New York Times: "It's the world's first 100% realistic, natural and organic soy-based simulation of beluga and osetra caviar. Try it today!"

Kind of a nauseating idea, like "sea-legs", but maybe it's ok...any thoughts.

(The website is REALLY bad).

Link: http://www.royalcaviar.com

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    Suzanne Oct 5, 2001 07:05 PM

    Yeah, I had it at the Fancy Food Show. My reaction was that it's sort of like kosher bacon substitutes: if you've never had the real thing, you might not know how poor this fake is compared to the real thing. IMHO, it was actually better than some of the dyed stuff you buy in the little jars. It's all relative.

    But there was another phony caviar at the FFS as well that was REALLY vile. I think it was made from seaweed. All sea plants should rise up and choke the guys who visited that indignity on them!

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      Melanie Wong Oct 5, 2001 03:00 AM

      It's unbearably fishy in odor and taste, and lacks the pop of caviar.

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