Caviar was originally the food of the peasants, later becoming a delicacy of the wealthy connoisseurs, now newly democratized as a mass-market delicacy of the middle class.

One of our librarians, Magda Born, had a Zoom class recently on the history of caviar.

We recorded it so that you can learn all about it here:

Learn more about the usage of Caviar during the Russian spring festival of Maslenitza here with The Russian House of Kansas City.

Magda Born

Community Services Librarian

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

625 Minnesota Ave.

Kansas City, KS 66101

913-295-8250 ext 1103