Caviar is technically the roe of the female sturgeon.
The word "caviar" comes from the Persian word "khav-yar" which means "cake of strength" or "cake of power.”
The sturgeon is a two hundred million old fish known as “The Living Fossil.”
Some species of sturgeon can live up to 100 years or more.
Year of 1240 - first written reference to caviar (Batu Khan, Golden Horde).