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November 24, 2010

caviar 490

Blog Guy, I read a Reuters story about a French guy who is trying to bring caviar to the masses.

Sounds like a rough roe to hoe…

Roe to hoe? Groan. I’m going to ignore that, Blog Guy, because this is a serious story. The guy is using eggs from farmed sturgeon.

FRANCE-CAVIAR/Those are really good for you, according to a report from the sturgeon-general.

That’s enough, Blog Guy! This same French guy is also introducing some new duck dishes.

That’s incorrect. I believe it’s a canard.

I get it! Canard is duck, but is also false information. Stop these word games!

I’m sorry, I was just having some fun with you. I did read about this same dude. He has a restaurant where he plans to serve a canard-stuffed caviar dish.

Um, I’m afraid to ask. Why isn’t he serving it already?

He wants to get all his ducks in a roe.

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The dish “Oeuf Christian Dior”, a soft-boiled egg named after the fashion designer served with its top sliced off and a sliver of fish roe laid on top, is displayed at the Prunier restaurant in Paris November 19, 2010.  REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Cooks prepare dishes in the kitchen of the Prunier restaurant in Paris November 19, 2010. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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I dont like fish
I wont eat this dish
I am trying to make a pun
but then, am not feeling like much fun.

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

I’ll take roasted goat ANY day.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive
 

Do they measure the tastiness of this is roe-entegens, Blog Guy?

==Bob D

Posted by REDruin | Report as abusive
 

The question is, can Lamar make this dish?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Eggs on caviar?

Somebody needs to show that chef the Dior.

Oh, and Happy Thanksgiving to all of us Americans who read this blog.

Posted by skeres | Report as abusive
 

@Dave, how does your goat feel about that?

Not being one who has ever dined on soft-boiled eggs are they supposed to look like a globs of gelatin?

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

I prefer fish cheeks myself. Quite the delicious delicacy!

:P

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive
 

It’s ofishal, BG, you need kelp. Until I read this, it was a beautiful marlin!

You walrus have to include a pun. Once in a whale, okay. But in every thread, there haddock be a pun. I smelt these coming. I guess it’s just the ray you are.

Sorry to be so roughy. Now, got to go. I need to buy flounders for my sweet carp. Mahi gill and I going to the symphony, tuna-ght. (Beethoven’s fish-th.) Can’t you just eel it?

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

At the risk of being tased for supplying some actual information, I find the “snail caviar” much more OE-ish — so interesting I’d like to feed it to my mother-in-law:

http://www.luxury-insider.com/Current_Af fairs/img/1208-snail-caviar-420.jpg

Posted by grok | Report as abusive
 

Grok, I feel for ya…
Doc, you need to go fish…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

I almost reported doc as abusive. I mean really. How much of his crappy do we have to take.

Posted by T54 | Report as abusive
 

Fish humor just seems paltry in light of the Thanksgiving jokes we could be making.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

I do not like them here and there
I do not like them on Basler Air
I do not like green eggs and Caviar
I do not like them Blog Guy you are

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive
 

Sacre bleu! You’ve made a foie gras, I mean faux pas, BG. That is not caviar on an egg. It’s black beans piled on vanilla yogurt that’s way, way past its expiration date.

Posted by slick9 | Report as abusive
 

@grok, snail caviar looks suspiciously like silica gel. Hmmm.

Is ones taste for cavair directly proportional to ones net worth? Cause if that’s the case it’s no wonder I find caviar repulsive.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

I hope everyone has a pleasant day tomorrow, whether you celebrate Tahnksgiving or not. Carpe Diem! (“Seas the day!”)

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

I think it looks more like ice cream.
There but for the glace of cod go I…

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive
 

Oh so wait, the eggs are inside that gelatinous stuff? How does that work? Since when did peach Jell-O become a food of the gourmand? What is the inspiration for naming the dish after a fashion designer? Did Christian Dior have an affinity for peach Jell-O? Why when I looked up the definition of “roe” Websters said it was “doe”? Does any of this make sense????

Oh look, a doughnut!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

That’s a “sliver” of fish roe? Looks more like a big dollop to me.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

I don’t need donuts. I just piranha happy face! :)

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

Piranha happy face?
Really, Doc?
That’s the sound of this blog hitting rock bottom. I guess I have that to be thankful for tomorrow.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

Sorry, Bob, but that was the best fish line I could come up with. Maybe, I’ll tackle it later. I didn’t know it was a sinker. I did make a paltry/poultry joke. Isn’t that something to be thankful for. It’s certainly not something to coi about.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

Grok, I can see you sent a link for snail caviar. the the picture of that product is the DE JAEGER one. it was sold by snail-caviar.com before but I believe they have stopped selling that one & have replaced with “Bellorr snail caviar”.

Posted by chris22 | Report as abusive
 

I’m glad I came to the blog today – no, not for the terrible puns. I now have two flavors of Krispy Kreme donuts to avoid – anything with roe and anything with goat.

Although anything with Laproaig may get a look in, except roe and goat of course.

Welcome home Doc!

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive
 

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