Kæstur hákarl (Icelandic for “fermented shark”) – Iceland
Kæstur hákarl made in traditional way
It is a Greenland (or basking) shark which has been cured with a particular fermentation process and hung to dry for 4-5 months. Hákarl for short, has a very distinctive ammonia smell and fishy taste, similar to very strong cheese.
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